Leeds marine sets off a challenge of a lifetime

Photograph shows Lance Corporal Matt Robb, on the right, with his fellow marines  being overflown by a Royal Navy SeaKing Mk4 helictoper.

Photograph shows Lance Corporal Matt Robb, on the right, with his fellow marines being overflown by a Royal Navy SeaKing Mk4 helictoper.

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A Royal Marine from Leeds will put his body to the test in a challenge of a lifetime to mark the 350th anniversary of the Corps.

Lance Corporal Matt Robb is one of six chosen to take part in the five-month-long Royal Marines 1664 Challenge, which will see them cover more than 4,000 miles, by foot, boat, bike and skis.

L/Cpl Matt Rob 43 Commando
L/Cpl Matt Rob 43 Commando

The superfit squad are now two weeks into their mission which began from the very north of Norway, some 400 miles inside the Arctic Circle.

 

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