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The 'Most Elusive' Man in North America

We're all searching for something

Somewhere in the mountains of Vernon, British Columbia lives a 76-year-old man by the name of Dag Aabye. He has no cell phone or email address. Revered by locals for having escaped from the shackles of modern society, he is the champion of the 80-mile ultramarathon aptly named the “death race.” Aabye is the oldest person to have ever finished the race. Read what filmmakers Adam Maruniak and Justin Pelletier learned about 'The Most Elusive Man'.

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