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THE FA CUP EMBARKS ON A UNIQUE ADVENTURE TO THE SOUTH POLE
The award winning photographer Martin Hartley was recently on an adventure with the FA cup as the famous trophy visits the southernmost point on Earth.
In celebration of the adventure of The FA Cup, the famous trophy travelled to the southernmost point on Earth with adventure photographer, Martin Hartley on his latest assignment. The multi-award winning photographer will be working with The FA over the course of the 2014/15 season to capture the unique story that is ‘the adventure of The FA Cup’.
The FA Cup has been on many great adventures during its 143 year history, but none like its most recent trip to the South Pole as part of an initiative from The FA calling for fans to celebrate the adventure of the historic competition.
So,What’s in it for you!?
Fans are being encouraged to submit their own FA Cup adventure pictures via Twitter using the hashtag #FACupAdventure, for inclusion in an FA Cup 2014/15 Adventure Book, involving Martin Hartley.
Fans who provide content will be in with a chance to win prizes throughout the competition, including tickets to The FA Cup Final, whilst young football fans are being given the chance to take the FA Cup on a series of their own adventures including taking it to school with them or having a sleepover with it. Entries for this competition can be made via The FA Cup Facebook page (Facebook.com/TheFACup)
Martin Hartley said, “The similarities between the adventures I go on, and The FA Cup is clear to see. Both provide edge of seat moments, victory against the odds and heartbreaking moments of being so close, yet so far away.
Want to know more about Martin Harltey but lazy to google, Here is a short intro about him
Martin Hartley is one of the world’s leading expeditions and adventure travel photographers, he specialises in documenting the most inaccessible places on earth.
He has documented 20 unique polar assignments and is one of the only professional photographers to have crossed the Arctic Ocean on foot and with dogs.
He first gained public recognition at the age of 17 as Runner-Up in the Young Wildlife Photographer of The Year 1987 and has worked as a professional photographer ever since, winning numerous other awards including both portrait and adventure categories in the Travel Photographer of the Year.
His work has been published worldwide in international press and photographic, travel and adventure magazines, and he has the rare distinction of commissions for National Geographic publications.
Martin was nominated one of Time Magazine’s Heroes of the Environment 2009 for his work documenting the Arctic Ocean sea ice cover with Catlin Arctic Survey
Disclaimer: I was under no obligation to write this post, just thought it would interest few of my followers who are a huge FA fans.