Tag: shark encounters

Attacking Open Water Swimmers From Below

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ocean swimmers or their support crews may occasionally experience a shark encounter when they see a shark fin at the water's surface, but most swimmers and their support crew assume that sharks make their attacks from below. Channel swimmers like Mike Spalding and Linda Kaiser while swimming the various

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When Jellyfish Replace Sharks

While most people who spend their time entirely on terra firma believe sharks are always lurking out for swimmers in the oceans, open water swimmers are much more likely to encounter mammals and invertebrates in the oceans around the world. For every one shark sighting by an open water swimmer, for every one shark encounter, for every shark attack, there

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