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Helmet cam captures close shark encounter

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For a Southern California man, a typical day on the water turned into a close encounter with a shark. For a Southern California man, a typical day on the water turned into a close encounter with a shark.
For a Southern California man, a typical day on the water turned into a close encounter with a shark.  


Mike Durand is an expert paddle-boarder and surfer.

On Wednesday, Mike was on a board off Manhattan Beach when his helmet-cam caught an estimated eight-foot-long great white shark passing directly under his board.

Mike says he was out on the water for a little exercise and a possible shark sighting.  He says he often sees sharks in the area, calling this one a truly unique experience.

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