Hero Forge, Episode 25: Duncan Slater (part 2)

Having successfully completed the trek to the South Pole, double amputee Duncan Slater could easily have rested on his laurels, but instead he decided to take on an even more daunting challenge – the Marathon Des Sables. Touted as the toughest land race on earth, participants cover 252km through some of the most inhospitable terrain on the planet – the Sahara desert. Had Duncan bitten off more than even he could chew this time around? Tune in to find out!

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Hero Forge, Episode 24: Duncan Slater (part 1)

Duncan Slater was on patrol in Afghanistan as part of Operation Pather’s Claw in 2009 when his vehicle drove over a roadside bomb. The explosion threw him from the vehicle, breaking nearly every bone in his body. After more than a year of complications during rehabilitation, he made the decision to have both legs amputated. Four years later he skied to the South Pole along with Prince Harry to raise funds for ‘Walking with the Wounded’ – this is part one of his extraordinary journey!

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