£80raised of £40,000 target by 5 supporters

Weʼre raising £40,000 to help 17 year old Iona Somerville become the youngest Scottish Female to ski to the North Pole!

Edinburgh, Scotland

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Iona Somerville is 17 years old from Edinburgh and has completed 5th year at Gracemount High School and is now studying at Edinburgh College. Iona's ambition is to become the youngest Scottish female to ski to the North Pole.

Iona's journey started when she was just 14 years old and was selected by The Polar Academy, a charity set up by Craig Mathieson, Scotland's Explorer in Residence. Teenagers are selected to train and to take part in an Arctic Expedition to Greenland which was completed in April 2016. Iona and the rest of the team have then went on to talk to thousands of other school children to inspire their peers.

There is a huge amount of training involved to prepare for such a journey over if Iona is to reach her goal. These funds would get her to the North Pole as it takes is a massive £40,000 to raise to get her there. Iona will be doing a series of fund raising events over the next year to help raise the money needed.

Iona would love to go on to inspire others and make people see that anything is possible.

For for further updates or contact please see Iona's Website, ionasomerville.co.uk, Facebook Page Iona's Journey to the North Pole or Twitter @ionas2000

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    • Karen Somerville

      Karen Somerville

      Feb 4, 2018

      Well done Iona! X


    • Laura Somerville

      Laura Somerville

      Feb 4, 2018

      Good luck with your Sky dive today! Go Iona! Love from Laura, Neil, Amelie and Ella xxxx


    • Louise Greenshields

      Louise Greenshields

      Jan 28, 2018

      Good luck on your amazing journey xxx


    • Maureen Mccraw

      Maureen Mccraw

      Jan 28, 2018

      Good luck Iona. Donating in memory of Julie cause she thought you were fab & an inspiration to all. Enjoy & have fun xx


    • Janet Akbas

      Janet Akbas

      Jan 5, 2018

      Good Luck Iona!! You are an inspiration to us all xx


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    Irene Wilson

    Irene Wilson

    Edinburgh, Scotland

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