Kayaker Trailed By shark: 'I Just Turned And Paddled' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Kayaker Trailed By Shark: 'I Just Turned And Paddled'

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MSNBC.COM - A first-time kayaker had a close encounter with a great white shark off the coast of Massachusetts over the weekend.

Sunbathers first spotted the shark following two kayakers on Saturday afternoon off Nauset Beach, the Cape Cod Times reported, and yelled to the men offshore.

One of the kayakers saw the shark and quickly paddled in, while it took the other one, Walter Szulc Jr., of Manchester, N.H., a little while longer to notice the dorsal fin just feet away from him.

"There were hundreds of people on the beach, and they were all at the edge, yelling paddle paddle, paddle!" Dave Alexander told the NBC News affiliate in Boston, WHDH.com. click here to read more

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