Mr John Rutherford Barker (Ziegele 1984-1995)

Together with a 3rd member of the team, they have competed in the 2007 Polar Race, a 300 nautical mile race from the town of Resolute in Canada to the magnetic North Pole. Their team, called Polar Horizon, finished 2nd overall, out of the 6 teams, having taken 15 days, 32 minutes & 24 seconds to cover the 337 statute miles. They ended only 6hrs 55 minutes behind the leaders, but over 2 days ahead of 3rd place team and 5 days ahead of the 6th team.