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Updated: 09/17/2013 1:16 PM
Created: 09/17/2013 11:48 AM KSTP.com | Print |  Email
By: Heidi Enninga

RAW: Deep Freeze for Prince Harry Before Expedition

Prince Harry has spent the night in a giant freezer to simulate the conditions he will face when he treks to the South Pole this winter.
    
The 29-year-old royal, who will race with a team of injured British servicemen and women against groups from the United States and the Commonwealth, spent around 20 hours in a cold chamber where he was subjected to temperatures of -35 Fahrenheit, with wind speeds of 45 miles per hour.
    
Alongside four teammates - all amputees who lost limbs after sustaining injuries in Afghanistan - Harry tested the clothing he will wear on the 200-mile expedition and learned how to avoid frostbite.
    
When asked Tuesday what the worst part of his overnight experience was, Harry joked: "Going in."

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