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Get the inside story on The Arctic V’s journey to ...

They trained. Hard. They flew. For miles. And then they smashed The Arctic Circle Race (well, as hard as the terrible weather conditions allowed). B...

Kit Bag Challenge winners announced! Did you win a...

We received so many amazing entries during our Kit Bag Challenge competition - and the time's come to announce who the three lucky winners are. We ...

Chemmy Alcott reveals the drama behind The Arctic ...

When The Arctic Circle Race ended at the beginning of Day 3, we were all pretty worried about Chemmy and the gang. What had happened overnight - and...

Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V smash The Arctic Ci...

Despite broken skis, strong winds and the occasional faceplant, Chemmy and The Arctic V are in high spirits and are safely back in Sisimiut after th...

Tracking The Arctic V: We go behind the scenes wit...

Keeping up with the team when they’re racing around Greenland will be tough - but that’s where YB Tracking comes in. During the three-day Arctic Ci...

And they're off! The Arctic V begin the race of th...

We're delighted to announce that Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V have made it to Greenland safely - and today's the first day of The Arctic Circle Ra...

Get fit fast like The Arctic V

How can you train like a pro with The Arctic V? Here's your answer - any time that you like. The gang have compiled a set of videos to help you ac...

How to get fit and fight the flab at your desk

Want to hone your body so you can look like The Arctic V, but worried your desk job will hold you back? No fear; there are ways you can improve your...

Suited and booted: How Profeet made The Arctic V’s...

There are skiing boots, and then there are skiing boots for champions. Which category do you think The Arctic V’s boots fall into? A few ...

Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V create a new Guinne...

We were delighted to witness history being made last Friday, courtesy of The Arctic V. Arriving in Hyde Park on a blustery afternoon, we had a good...

The Arctic V's training in Austria

Earlier on this year, The Arctic V headed to Austria to get their training up to speed. Here's what they got up to... Trip factfile: Dat...

Adam Libbey reveals how to successfully camp in sn...

Camping and snow. The two words sit uneasily together, don’t they? However, it can (and will) be done, as it’s something The Arctic V will be doing...

Max and True reveal the ins and outs of training w...

When The Arctic V come across teams of huskies in Greenland, Max Willcocks will be more familiar than most; he already owns his own husky,...

Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V prepare to smash an...

***We're pleased and proud to announce that Chemmy and the gang officially smashed the Guinness World Record on Friday, February 13. Read all about ...

Graham Precey explains Ski 4 Cancer's mission

Ski 4 Cancer’s chair of trustees, Graham Precey, is delighted that the charity is being supported by The Arctic V. This short film explain...

The Arctic V reveal their training tips for The Ar...

Let us make ourselves absolutely clear - The Arctic Circle Race will be the toughest test The Arctic V have faced yet. The three-day challenge will ...

Guilt-free sweet treats for athletes in training

If you’re training for a sporting event, you’ll be no stranger to dedication, discipline, early nights and healthy eating. But even the most focused...

Chemmy Alcott: Tips for first-time skiers

Whether you’re a novice skier, at an intermediate level or a professional, you’ll never forget the first time you strapped on a pair of skis. Being ...

Chemmy Alcott: Ten things that nobody ever tells y...

Ever considered becoming a professional skier? We can see the appeal - there’s bucketloads of glamour, a life spent outdoors avoiding a desk job, an...

Nutrition and exercise: How the right post-workout...

Getting through the Arctic Circle Race and improving athletic performance starts with post-workout nutrition. Tackling freezing temperatures and ar...

Nutrition and healing recipes for hardworking athl...

Post-workout food is hugely important; it allows the body to heal, helps you prepare for your next workout and replaces all the vitamins and mineral...

Ski Sunday's Graham Bell reveals what the race is ...

"Just pace yourselves! It’s a long three days, and if you get the pacing wrong - or head off too hard - you’ll suffer. Lots of people get overexci...

About the Arctic Circle Race 2015

The Arctic Circle Race is one of the most gruelling challenges on the planet. Covering 160km of Greenland’s west coast, the route stretches through ...

What does the challenge involve?

The three-day event is not for the faint-hearted; competitors can burn thousands of calories per day, and at night they sleep in tents in the snow i...

Fitness testing with The Arctic V and Chemmy Alcot...

On a cold, rainy evening in November, we headed to Kingston University's Sport, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences Department to meet up with...

Chemmy Alcott post-training mini interview

Sorry, we've got to ask - exactly where does Chemmy Alcott get her energy from? After completing her fitness test at Kingston University, the natio...

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Taking on the World's toughest cross country ski race to raise over £30,000 for Ski4Cancer- A charity committed to cancer research and patient respite.

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