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Ontario man becomes first Canadian to swim across Strait of Magellan

OAKVILLE, Ont. – An Ontario tool developer has grow to be the first Canadian to effectively swim across the Strait of Magellan.

Madhu Nagaraja says he finished the swim across the treacherous open-water stretch at the tip of South America on Nov. 29.

The 47-year-old from Oakville, Ont., becomes the 23rd particular person to whole the three.Nine-kilometre swim throughout the strait famed for its robust winds, prime waves and frigid waters.

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The stipulations within the strait defeated Nagaraja as soon as ahead of when he tried a crossing in 2015.

After two hours within the water, the Chilean Navy had to pull him ashore with serious hypothermia.

He says the former failure made remaining month’s luck, which he finished in a single hour and 19 mins, really feel all of the extra triumphant.

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