‘Like dragging a bathtub with two big men sat in it’: Doctors to cross Antarctica pulling a 160kg sled

They are preparing to cross the continent on skis
Dr Gareth Andrews (left) and Dr Richard Stephenson.

Two doctors are about to ski more than 2000km across the snow, ice and blizzards of Antarctica, saying their combined medical know-how will help them survive.

Dr Gareth Andrews and his brother-in-law Dr Richard Stephenson left Australia on Thursday to begin their historic journey.