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South African Medics to Row Northwest Passage From Canada to Alaska

JOHANNESBURG – Two?South African?medics?are?swapping their?medical gear?for oars as they?train for a risky 4,000-kilometer (2,500-mile) journey?by rowboat through the Arctic Northwest Passage.

If the?14-member?team?finishes the?trip —?across?the?north of Canada?to Alaska —?they will make history, as?all?attempts to row the?icy?waters?have failed.

“Nobody conquers a passage there,” said Leven Brown, the expedition leader.?”The ocean allows …

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