Frank Solomon Fights a Shark

Oct 15, 2010
Outside Magazine


Big-wave surfer Frank Solomon recently had a bit of a tussle with an ornery Zambezi shark, Transworld Surf reports.

Solomon, who is currently on a journey across the Indian Ocean with fellow surfer James Taylor, spotted sharks while having lunch on the deck of their anchored craft. Then he jumped in the water with his GoPro camera and a snorkel to film the sharks.

"For some reason it didn't like me filming," he later wrote on his blog. "It fully started attacking me."

It's unclear what he expected to happen when he swam right for it with the camera. But apparently even sharks hate paparazzi.

--Nick Davidson

Filed To: Adventure, Sailing

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