Surfer Chases Shark, Shoots Video

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Erica Henderson was surfing at El Porto Beach in California last week when she spotted a shark in the water. Instead of turning around and heading for the safety of the shore as most of us would do, Henderson instead went after the shark, pulling out her camera and doing her best to shoot footage of the fish.


"'I reached for my camera, stuck it in the water and started paddling towards the shark in hopes to get it on film," Henderson said. The shark didn't seem interested in bothering Henderson as it swam right below her.

"I would guess that the shark was at least 7 feet in size," Henderson said.


Some surfers told KCAL-TV that they've had similar shark sightings recently.

Henderson's video come right on the heels of Mike Durand, a surfer who faced a great white shark in the waters off Manhattan Beach last week. Durand also kept calm enough to stay put and shoot footage of the shark instead of turning around to flee in terror, as we would have done.

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Hi Handsome

another Jimmy kimmel video

October 22 2013 at 5:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Hi Handsome

another Jimmy Kimmel video

October 22 2013 at 5:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
gtm1549

and she didn't even look like a blonde

October 22 2013 at 5:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
mrnaturallyphree

Surfers as a group tend to be like genius's dude!

October 22 2013 at 5:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ckrstnsn

crazy and cute i like that!!

October 22 2013 at 4:13 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gerald Jackson

Agreed shes an Idiot pure and simple.

October 22 2013 at 4:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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David

She will be in the news shorty with the headline, "Surfer killed by shark.'

October 22 2013 at 4:09 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gerald Jackson

Ageed she's an IDIOT....She should have thrown the camera down the Sharks throat and swam away as fast as she could... Amazing she survived this ordeal.

October 22 2013 at 4:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
nucleansolutions

AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

October 22 2013 at 3:54 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
kpope29761

Moron

October 22 2013 at 3:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Welcome honey

She will sell her kids for publicity..

October 22 2013 at 3:17 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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