Although they are one of the most feared aspects of the sea, the intrigue that sharks bring is beyond almost any other species of animal in the world. Their fighter-jet like outline, and mysterious way in the ocean brings them a lot of attention, from Chuck Patterson’s GoPro video on his SUP to even the latest clip of a shark circling a kayak in Florida. It seems with every new YouTube clip, the hype and interest increases.
As we all know, South Africa is the hot bed for the mother of all sharks, the Great White. And in this new film, Surfing and Sharks, we get an inside look at some close encounters between surfers and sharks as well as an exploration into the stigmas that our news and media create around the relationship between the two.