Captain Harpreet Chandi treks to South Pole covering 700 miles in 40 days

Chandi said, "It was tough getting here, and I want to thank everybody for their support."

Captain Harpreet Chandi treks to South Pole covering 700 miles in 40 days

Captain Harpreet Chandi, known as Polar Preet, has become the first Indian-origin woman to trek to the South Pole, covering 700 miles in 40 days. She is a 32-year-old Indian-origin British Sikh Army officer and Physiotherapist.

She resides in London. She is graduating with her master's in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary's University in London.