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Duration: 1 hour

The extraordinary journey of a man who refused to be ordinary, this story charts the brave attempt of Andrew McAuley to cross the wild Southern Ocean from Australia to New Zealand in a kayak.

After a month at sea, and only one day away from success, he sent a distress signal. His empty kayak was found only 30 miles from shore. His body was not recovered, but the tapes from his cameras were. This film examines the mystery surrounding the exact circumstances of Andrew's death.

Last on

Thu 13 Sep 2012 01:10 BBC Four

Credits

Director
David Michod
Director
Jennifer Peedom

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