Student from Derbyshire sets to break record

Local student is attempting to ski her way to the South Pole.

A student from Derbyshire is setting off on an epic journey today.

Bryony Balen, 20, is attempting to become the youngest Briton ever to ski to the South Pole.

She will spend her gap year skiing across ice and snow with five others.

The team are hoping to reach the pole on the 17th January.

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