Shark bumps California swimmer; 16-foot great white swims by Boston free diver

Great White shark video Boston MA

Two great white shark encounters were reported this week, one of which closed the waters off Huntington Beach, California. An unidentified 14-year old boy was swimming off the beach August 24 when he saw a dorsal fin cutting the surface of the water. The teenager felt a bump as the shark hit his chest around 8 p.m. and then saw the tail fin as the shark swam away. “Based on the size of the fin, it was likely a juvenile between 5- and 8-feet long,” Lt. Claude Panis of the…

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