British #Sikh Army officer becomes first woman of color to ski solo to South Pole

British-born Sikh army officer Preet Chandi has become the first woman of color to complete a solo expedition to the South PoleChandi, who has spent the past few months skiing solo and unsupported across Antarctica, announced on January 3 that she’d completed the 700 mile trek in 40 days.”Feeling so many emotions right now,” said Chandi, via her blog.Before departing on her trip in November 2021, 32-year-old Chandi told CNN she hoped her adventure would inspire others to push their boundaries and defy cultural norms.

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