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NC woman survives shark attack at Hilton Head


  "We were right in front of the lifeguard, I was like knee-deep in the water, and all of a sudden I felt this thump, that’s the best way to describe it on my leg," said Kimberly Popp. Popp’s husband, Jim, is the general manager of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes.

NC woman survives shark attack at Hilton Head

"We were right in front of the lifeguard, I was like knee-deep in the water, and all of a sudden I felt this thump, that’s the best way to describe it on my leg," said Kimberly Popp. Popp’s husband, Jim, is the general manager of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes.

PBS explores 'Why Sharks Attack'

Shark Mistakes Inflatable Boat For Chew Toy

While the encounter was intense (bonus points for the added soundtrack), the MaxAnimal crew assured worried YouTube commenters that the attack was “completely unprovoked” and everyone, including the shark, “made it out alive.”

Shark Week Is Back And It’s Weirder Than Ever

One of the year’s best weeks of TV, Shark Week, kicks off soon and to celebrate, the Discovery Channel created this strangely epic 30-second spot. The ad features a man riding on two sharks as he throws chum from his satchel-like bucket into the air. There’s a mermaid resting seductively at his feet and a slew of jumping sharks. What more could you possibly want? This year’s Shark Week begins August 10.