Fintech CEO breaks Guinness World Record with North Pole rugby match


David Mercer, CEO of the UK’s fastest growing tech company, LMAX Exchange, and a team including several ex-professional national rugby players, have officially broken a Guinness World Record by playing the northernmost game of rugby ever attempted - at the North Pole. The game, which took place on Tuesday night, was the final feat at the end of a gruelling 100 mile trek through the Arctic to raise money for Wooden Spoon, the official Children’s Charity for Rugby



Resolute Bay, 30 April 2015 - David Mercer, CEO of the UK’s fastest growing tech company, LMAX Exchange, and a team including several ex-professional national rugby players, have officially broken a Guinness World Record by playing the northernmost game of rugby ever attempted - at the North Pole. The game, which took place on Tuesday night, was the final feat at the end of a gruelling 100 mile trek through the Arctic to raise money for Wooden Spoon, the official Children’s Charity for Rugby

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