Watch: Great White Sharks Swim Yards Away From Oblivious Surfers

first_imgStay on target In the footage, the hydrofoil surfers are located beyond the surf zone, with one standing on a motorized board and another being towed behind a private boat.“From what I could see the guys in the water had no idea that there were sharks in the water, let alone close to them,” Larmand explained. “At least until the [end] of the video where the driver of the jet ski finally sees it and points it out.”Great white sharks have been swimming in California waters lately, prompting officials to educate the public on these creatures. The Shark Lab at Cal State Long Beach recently kickstarted Shark Shacks to inform people about shark safety tips, The Orange County Register noted. The mobile shack visits beaches along the California coast, so people can know what to do if they encounter these animals in the water.More on Geek.com:Sharks Bite 2 Surfers Minutes Apart at Florida BeachWatch: Drone Captures Great White Sharks Interacting Off Cape CodAt Least 9 Great White Sharks Spotted By Researchers Off Cape Cod Aerial footage captured by a photographer shows hydrofoil surfers riding yards away from great white sharks and they are completely unaware of the predators beneath them.Matt Larmand shot the video off Capistrano State Beach in Dana Point, California, on Wednesday, For The Win reported. According to Larmand, the drone-cam viewfinder detected about five sharks during the film session between 12 p.m. PDT and 5 p.m. PDT. Larmand shared the chilling video on Facebook, which has been viewed more than 1,000 times.center_img Watch: Great White Shark Feasts on Dead Whale in Cape Cod BaySurfer Lands on Massive Shark, Gets Bitten at Beach in Florida last_img