Snapped! Boy surfer photo-bombed by shark
A 10-year-old surfer has had a close encounter with a photo-bombing shark that shared a wave with him off an Australian beach.
Chris Hasson said he was taking photos of his son Eden riding a wave off Samurai Beach at Port Stephens, 110 miles north of Sydney, on Tuesday when something unexpected and indistinct caught his eye.
He discovered he had photographed the face of a twisting shark just below the surface with his son on an apparent collision course.
Mr Hasson says shark experts have since told him it was a juvenile great white about 8ft long.
James Cook University shark researcher Andrew Chin said the photographed shark was possibly a small great white.
Eden was not injured.