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    Default Re: White shark encounter 2017: GoPro Award

    Geez, that was scary! The dude was really freaked out by that encouter, I'd never swim in any ocean with sharks in it.
    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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    Close encounter of the shark kind.

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    Holy macaroni! That's why I stay out of the Atlantic.

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    Jaws | "You're gonna need a bigger boat.”

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    Just when you thought it was safe for a paddle........

    Great White Sharks Spotted In Historic Numbers In Southern California | NBC Nightly News



    Published on 28 Jul 2017
    Scientists say that the area is a major breeding ground for the ocean’s
    top predators, as beach closures and advisory warnings spike this season.

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    The 'Hype' was on.......




    Michael Phelps vs Great White Shark - Behind the Scenes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoB9u0snNbE

    Published on 24 Jul 2017
    Michael Phelps vs Great White Shark behind-the-scenes video of how the
    simulated race between Michael Phelps and a Great White Shark was created.


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    Michael Phelps Close Encounter | Shark Week




    Published on 21 Jul 2017
    Michael Phelps dives with Great Whites for the first time.
    Phelps vs Shark Sunday July 23 @ 8ET on Discovery Canada


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    Michael Phelps races a great white shark (sort of)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3VsKheoeBE

    Published on 24 Jul 2017
    Olympic great Michael Phelps races a 'great white shark' on Sunday as part of .
    The shark was in-fact a computer simulation rather than a actual great white
    but its swim speed was calculated using data collected from the real thing.
    Phelps finished the 100m course in 38 seconds, two second slower than the 'shark'
    View the video at https://www.theguardian.com/sport/vid...

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    Viewers angry, feel misled after Phelps vs. 'shark' race

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhjPsjmI-vM
    Published on 24 Jul 2017
    'Shark Week' backlash after simulated shark race

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    Jaws | "You're gonna need a bigger boat.”
    This movie is the other reason why I stay out of the Atlantic.

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    Default Re: White shark encounter 2017: GoPro Award

    i'm a diver and I had shark encouters. I never ever had any problems with them.
    It's all exagerated. There are more deaths related to Bull sharks, then to the great white.

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    The shark just looked curious to me.

    From the diver's perspective it maybe seemed like he nearly got eaten but I didn't perceive that intent from the footage.

    I've encountered sharks at such close range off Key West and on the great barrier reef but never had the feeling they were looking at me as their next meal.

    Sharks have been massacred unfairly as a result of the Jaws films. Such a shame!!!

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    This movie is the other reason why I stay out of the Atlantic.
    Jaws did me in, too.


    My brother won't go past ankle deep water here on the East Coast. Most winters his family vacations in Hawaii. A couple of years ago, his fears were reinforced when shark footage was reported on the local news where they stayed.
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    Jaws | "You're gonna need a bigger boat.”
    This movie is the other reason why I stay out of the Atlantic.
    Jaws did me in, too.


    My brother won't go past ankle deep water here in the East Coast. Most winters his family vacations in Hawaii. A couple of years ago, his fears were reinforced when shark footage was reported on the local news where they stayed.
    I live on the Space Coast, which is Central Florida's east coast. Just north of us is Volusia County (Daytona Beach area). I believe that area is known as shark bite capital of the world. Besides the sharks, there are all sorts of non-toxic and toxic jelly fish. So, I usually just stay on the sand.

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    Quote Posted by LadyM (here)
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    Jaws | "You're gonna need a bigger boat.”
    This movie is the other reason why I stay out of the Atlantic.
    Jaws did me in, too.


    My brother won't go past ankle deep water here in the East Coast. Most winters his family vacations in Hawaii. A couple of years ago, his fears were reinforced when shark footage was reported on the local news where they stayed.
    I live on the Space Coast, which is Central Florida's east coast. Just north of us is Volusia County (Daytona Beach area). I believe that area is known as shark bite capital of the world. Besides the sharks, there are all sorts of non-toxic and toxic jelly fish. So, I usually just stay on the sand.
    The attacks on the southeast coast are nearly all related to Bullsharks. You can't trust a bull Shark they nearly all the time will go for you. these are the only one who also swimm up sweet water. they breed in sweetwater and they have been found 2000 miles from the ocean in a river.

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