'Iceberg Hunters': 'I would not say it's out of a passion and a love for what they do'

For the folks for whom spring water just isn't pure enough, there is $10-a-bottle iceberg water, melted from glacial Arctic ice frozen thousands of years ago -- presumably free of minerals and post-Industrial Revolution pollutants and supposedly so pristine it has absolutely no taste.And the men who go out and get the goods to satisfy those discriminating palates can be seen risking life and limb in "Iceberg Hunters," premiering Tuesday, Sept. 18, on The Weather Channel.Each May through August, Whyman, Dale and Travis Richards, a brothers-and-son team from St. Anthony, Newfoundland, ply the waters of "Iceberg Alley" off Canada's Atlantic coast in search of the biggest game on Earth. When they spot their quarry, they load their rifles and fire, hoping to break off half-ton chunks they can sell to bottling plants.Of course, this work isn't without risk. The boat can't get too close to these floating behemoths for fear of falling ice, hitting the...



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