Great white shark trails kayaker in Cape Cod
Man recounts frightening encounter
- Duration 3:42
- Date Jul 9, 2012
Man recounts frightening encounter
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This out on the west because six Packers close encounter with the shark in California he is skate uninjured.
And with quite a souvenir a sheriff's deputy says the man especially when a shark attack the front end.
-- his -- he fell out but was quickly rescued by nearby boat.
When he was checking out the damage that's kayaking -- eight -- stepped right and that.
Word of the attack didn't seem to discourage other crackers and surfers who continue to paddle along in the area.
The Californians know were very brave very hard hit a little while another close call for a -- as well this time of the wires out of Cape Cod in Massachusetts check out this picture you can see.
The dorsal fan -- great white shark.
Thing I and that hacker the man as Walter results junior and he says.
At first he didn't notice that this twelve to fourteen foot shark was right behind him until lifeguards and swimmers started yelling at him to get out of the water.
And that's when he decided it was.
Time to battle back to -- are as quick as he good.
The beaches immediately closed to swimmers has reopened -- sped.
What are has quite a story -- he joins us live on the phone sometimes -- -- you know picture is still -- to tell us everything we need to know but probably not.
In this situation what went through your mind when you turn around and -- that shark.
Tried to be -- -- I was so obviously very nervous but I can think it was turnaround -- battle.
So that's that's what I did I want to make it to shore and get out his territory well what -- you look like.
What do you look like it was a dark image obviously I didn't.
There are important are they had to be honest -- knew I couldn't see -- head so are -- had to assume it was underneath me.
But if you the -- what I can GD there -- pretty wide -- image sort of see that chip but the shark you know instead.
So I turned -- battle trips.
I did I did notice when he turned away and then I don't and that's when the kayak one over.
-- that is it's a bit a little scary when want to be in the water at all.
You know outside pretty much got up and ran out of there.
Now I read in when he interviewed that you said that your daughter.
He was feeling a little nervous about kayaking and she was nervous for a particular reason can you tell us a little bit about what your daughter and and you talked about the morning before -- out on that kayak.
Sure arms his suspension right Larry assessor was -- have to be careful with the sharks that they've inciting them obviously that the case so.
I was downplaying it was her telling her that what's what's the -- -- Bumping into a shark anywhere with you lot of people in the water at any given moment came on a shark -- it's pretty rare trips.
I was throwing it -- and even making a joke doing the little -- You know the sound when the shark comes up.
Well you know we can only laugh about it now because you know everything's okay this is your first time kayaking you think you're gonna go out and -- -- again.
Probably probably not be cage maybe more in Maine where there.
There's -- -- such great -- so lot of hope that we -- are quite as much I -- kayaking goes on and thankfully I was out there long enough to get it down.
Well now you have an amazing Christmas card ferret out descend on your family and friends so not -- -- Walter it's nice to have it take you for sharing your your story with that's an incredible one.
We appreciate the time and hope you have a good vacation -- have warmer than.
-- I just I was gonna say I did a story once where we tried to lure in great whites to a shark cage and couldn't get them he has -- Walter he yeah I need quite a rare experience there.
Put that photo on the wall Walter that's one to tell the grand.