Paddle boarder gets up-close with killer whales

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (CNN) — A paddle boarder is sharing some breathtaking video of an encounter with orcas. Rich German was paddling off the shore of Laguna Beach, Calif., when a pod of five killer whales interacted with him.

One of the whales went directly under him twice. He said he was “too excited to be scared.” He also said he’s sharing the video to raise awareness for what he calls “these incredible, magical creatures.”

KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s