A friend of mine knew about this story but when he found out that I had actual footage of it (guess he didn’t feel like youtube’ing it :p) he asked me to show him, thought I would post it here too.
Ryan McInnis, Craig Clasen, Brian Head and Cameron Kirkconnell boated 60 miles into the Gulf of Mexico for spear fishing. Photographer D.J. Struntz dove alongside them. He was working with McInnis on a video about the sport.
The expedition went as planned until a 12-foot tiger shark approached the group. Clansen took on the formidable predator when he spotted it was about to attack a dive partner, resulting in a two-hour combat that ended in the shark’s death.
They’ve engaged in spear fishing for years and frequently encountering sharks. But this time was different.
You can read the whole article here – > Mail Online – Diver Fights off Shark (Along with some amazing photos)
and another one..