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Winnipeg magician Darcy Oake wows Britain's Got Talent

04/21/2014 08:43 EDT | Updated 06/21/2014 05:59 EDT
A Winnipegger blew away the judges in one of the top talent shows in the world and now his performance is going viral on the net.

Darcy Oake, 26, did it on Saturday's edition of Britain's Got Talent.

Oake floored the judges, and brought the audience to its feet with his impressive sleight of hand.

During the act, he made doves appear out of thin air, and then somehow managed to turn them into a woman.

Joking with the judges before his performance, including Simon Cowell, he explained how he ended up doing magic tricks. 

"Actually I had hopes and dreams of becoming a doctor but my parents insisted that I become a magician," he quipped, prompting laughs from the audience. 

Darcy Oake is the son of CBC sportscaster Scott Oake, who lives in Winnipeg. 

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