So, when Jordy Smith paddled into idyllic conditions at South African surfer Brad Mommsen’s favored setup just south of Durban, Mommsen grabbed his drone, buzzing the lineup from high above the verdant, heavy waves.
The footage above/below is indeed gnarly, as massive Apex predators swim underneath surfers in the lineup, apparently unaware of (or disinterested in) the sharks’ presence.
But looking at the footage a couple of times shows that there is a distinctive inquisitive nature to sharks and that they actually check us out a lot without us even noticing.
The first shark sighting was like ‘whoa’ and then I saw there were actually five different sharks all swimming around together. That was pretty gnarly”.
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