Dramatic video exhibits Anela Rezentes taking part in within the waves at Hawaii’s Kalama Seashore on Sunday when she turns and sees the shark transferring within the shallow waters simply inches behind her. In a panic, the younger lady turns round and runs towards the seashore.
“My soul left my physique,” Anela stated, in response to Honolulu’s KHON-TV. “I noticed a shark. I didn’t discover he was behind my again. So I actually wished to expire. I used to be actually scared.”
The lady’s mom, Sheri Gouveia, recorded the video of the encounter. She stated her daughter “was hysterical” when she got here out of the water.
“I used to be like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ So I ran up, however I used to be in search of it however couldn’t see it. I didn’t notice it was really a shark. That’s what shocked me,” Gouveia added.
Specialists who appeared on the video advised KHON-TV it might have been a Blacktip shark, which sometimes appears to be like for meals in shallow waters. They imagine the shark was chasing fish as a substitute of focusing on Rezentes.
Gouveia stated she is grateful her daughter remains to be alive.
“By no means, ever has one thing like this occurred earlier than. She’s just about right here each different weekend. I suppose there actually are angels watching over my angel,” Gouveia stated.