Listen to a frightening firsthand account of a recent shark attack at Montaña De Oro State Beach in California.
Every time a surfer heads out to catch some waves, they run the risk of meeting up with one of nature's more fearsome predators.
Although fatal shark attacks are relatively rare, no shark attack is a good one.
In the video from SLO Tribune below, you will hear one surfer's firsthand account of a recent shark attack he witnessed off the coast of California.
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The surfer in the video estimates the shark to have been a juvenile great white measuring about nine feet in length. When asked if he had ever seen a shark while surfing in the area before, the surfer simply tells the reporter that they don't look for them while on the water.
After witnessing a shark attack in person, the man in this video may just change his mind about that during future surfing excursions.