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Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment take to the slopes

16th December 2019

Gurkhas Go Skiing

Members of 10 QOGLR deployed on Exercise KNEES BEND 19 at the preseason alpine Ski training camp in Hemsedal, Norway.

Members of 10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment deployed on Exercise KNEES BEND 19 at the preseason alpine Ski training camp in Hemsedal, Norway.

This year theteam had eight personnel of which four were novices, who had never been near skis before. The team had the privilege of hosting Officer Commanding 36 Headquarters Squadron, who himself had a first-hand experience of Ski races.

Despite heavy snowfall and extreme low temperature the team completed their very successful training.

Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment take to the slopes
Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment take to the slopes
Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment take to the slopes

At the end of the training package, slalom and giant slalom races were organised testing nerves and skills of all individuals.

The team managed to get good results with Corporal Min Gurung finishing 12th and Corporal Vishal 26th position. Our novices were amongst some of the fastest too.

The team is looking forward to upcoming Divisional and Royal Logistic Corps Ski championships.

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