27 miles after starting under the Golden Gate Bridge, Simon Dominguez was crushing it, swimming well on schedule and according to plan as he plowed through the waves towards the Farallon Islands.
“But three miles from the finish, a circling Great White Shark made me pull Simon and call the swim,” reported escort boat captain Vito Bialla of the Night Train Swimmers. “His neck was also bleeding from chafing.
That’s a bad combination.”
Click here to learn what his crew did moments before pulling Dominguez.