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Swimmer Recounts July 4 Attack by Agitated Great White Shark off Manhattan Beach: VIDEO


The weekend's biggest shark story took place on July 4 in Manhattan Beach, California, where a distance swimmer was attacked by a Great White shark which had become agitated after struggling at the end of a fisherman's line for more than 40 minutes.

Steven Robles was bitten by the seven-foot shark which he then pried from his body.

Robles talks about the incident with KTLA, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Who knew Erik Estrada became a distance swimmer?

    Posted by: crispy | Jul 7, 2014 9:54:47 AM

  2. I hate the way people keep demonizing sharks bad talking about attacks. Nearly every species of shark is endangered. The "fishermen" seemed like a bunch of yahoos who were tormenting the shark for fun. The shark was trying to escape, literally fighting for its life, when the swimmer swam into its path. This was not an unprovoked attack. Humans were clearly to blame, yet it sensationalized as a great white shark attack.

    Posted by: Rich | Jul 7, 2014 10:27:03 AM

  3. LOL @" Who knew Erik Estrada became a distance swimmer?"

    Crispy, you are wicked. LOL

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Jul 7, 2014 10:27:20 AM

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