Crazy Footage Shows Guy In GoPro Fighting Off Great White Shark

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This is the jaw-dropping moment a 22-year-old spear-fisherman fought off a Great White Shark as it came to attack him. 

In just ten-feet of water on the Santa Barbara coast of California you probably wouldn’t expect to be attacked by a Great White with a taste for blood – but that’s exactly what happened to Tyler McQuillan as he was spear-fishing with friends, reports Stuff.

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At first, Tyler thought his friends were playing a prank on him – but it was not his friends, it was a Great White which proceeded to take a pretty nasty nip into his toes.

Here’s the full unedited version:

Tyler panicked momentarily, dropping his speargun, but as the shark swam away he retrieved the gun – a move which without doubt saved his life, as the shark came back hungry.

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When it comes back, the shark goes for Tyler’s head but he’s able to push against it, however this shark simply is not giving up easy – coming back for a third time.

This time Tyler was able to hit it hard with his speargun before the great white finally decided enough was enough and left him alone.

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When Tyler got out of the water he realised that the small shark bite had broken two of his toes – but hey, it’s a lot better than it could’ve been.

Tyler is lucky to be alive – go and buy a lottery ticket son.


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