Bremont is pleased to announce it is the official UK watch supplier and timekeeper for Walking With The Wounded’s South Pole Allied Challenge marking the beginning of the brand’s ongoing support for the charity.
Three teams of wounded servicemen and women are embarking upon on one of the most high profile expeditions of modern times, racing across 3° to the Geographic South Pole. Wounded from the UK, the US and the Commonwealth (Australia and Canada) will embark on this gruelling challenge. The teams will fly to Antarctica in November following extensive year long training in all conditions. They aim to reach the South Pole on the 17th December 2013. It is predicted to be the largest modern day expedition of its type, will last for four weeks and the teams will cover at total of 335km enduring temperatures of -45°C with winds of up to 50mph.
“The Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge will demonstrate the close bond between the UK forces and our allies both on and off the battlefield. We are delighted to have British watch brand Bremont on board to help raise awareness and vital funds for this important expedition. Bremont is the perfect timing partner and was a natural fit due to their expertise in working with polar explorers and adventurers” Guy Disney, Walking With The Wounded, Team Glenfiddich UK
Read the press release for more information.