Sacha Specker describes how he escaped a great white shark

Surfer, photographer and former body boarding world champion Sacha Specker had a near-death incident while surfing at Dunes in Noordhoek on Friday.

Specker was rescued from a great white shark by fellow surfers who bravely surrounded him and scared the shark away.

Talking to CapeTalk’s Pippa Hudson on Monday, Specker described how he escaped a close shave with a great white shark.

Listen to the full conversation on the Pippa Hudson Show:

There were twelve of us in the water when I heard SHARK!

Sacha Specker, surfer and photographer

The shark was about a metre and half behind me

surfer and photographer

It was very calm and inquisitive; stayed very close to me and checking me out. It wasn’t fast or aggressive

surfer and photographer

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