Canadian coast guard saves reality TV show adventurers

Sept. 6, 2013 at 8:30 PM

NUNAVUT, Quebec, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A participant in the reality TV show "Dangerous Waters" says he and three other people on personal watercraft needed help from the Canadian coast guard.

The quartet said they called for help after they got stuck on ice for a few days during a voyage from Seattle. They got as far as Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Friday.

"We expected ... well, we expected to make it through," Steve Moll, the team's expedition leader, told the CBC.

"Everyone has a point where you're going to break. And Mother Nature here in the arctic can break you like nothing else I've ever seen."

"The group had encountered ice, high winds, cool temperatures, and felt they were not safe and were at risk if they did not request rescue/evacuation assistance. No injuries reported," Rachelle Smith, regional manager of communications for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, told Nunatsiaq Online.

No details about the TV show or the participants' planned destination were immediately available.

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