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The death-defying lengths it takes to catch an Alaskan king crab | 60 Minutes Australia

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It's a breathtaking white knuckle adventure - little boats battling mountainous waves and raging storms. A drama played out in sub-zero temperatures right up there near the North Pole in the icy Bering Sea. And it's deadly too. There's a 100% injury rate and on average, one crewman is killed every week. What a way to make a living, even if you're paid a small fortune. Welcome to the world of the Alaskan king crab fisherman, a band of outlaws who risk it all in search of the prize they call Red Gold. Michael Usher joined the fleet and discovered for himself what it's like to hear the words every sailor dreads: man overboard.

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For over forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Tom Steinfort, Tara Brown, Nick McKenzie and Amelia Adams look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.

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