Independent: ‘The first black Briton to walk to the South pole’

A man from Hackney who turned his life around after narrowly surviving a street shooting is set to become the first black Briton to walk to the South Pole.

Dwayne Fields will begin a 58-day, 1,150km trek to the most hostile environment on earth in November

He is already the first black British man to have reached the North Pole, and hopes his exploits will encourage more inner-city teenagers to explore the British countryside.

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  1. I’m ashamed to say I have only just heard about you. However, I am so proud to know that a Jamaican is stepping out and showing what is possible. Good Luck for November, you are an inspiration (just started to follow you on twitter!)

    Karen