Monday, November 5, 2007

You will not be attacked by a shark!

Whenever I talk about surfing in California to the non-surfing-inclined, the first question is always:

"Have you seen a shark? Aren't you afraid of sharks?"

It's kind of a ridiculous question since...

THERE HAVE BEEN ONLY 7 FATAL SHARK ATTACKS IN CALIFORNIA SINCE 1926!

If you don't believe me, check out these statistics on unprovoked shark attacks in California:

You're more likely to die in your commute to the beach.

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