VIDEO: Shark leaps out of ocean behind unsuspecting surfer

Talk about a picture-perfect moment.

A South Carolina mom captured video of a shark leaping into the air right behind her son as he was surfing.

Kaci Allen says her 15-year-old son, Ethan, was surfing the waves near Cherry Grove pier last week when a spinner shark jumped out of the ocean behind him and stole the show!

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"We’ve seen sharks in the water before, but never captured video of one; they’re fast!" she wrote in her caption on social media. 

She even slowed the video down to see just how close the shark came to her son. 

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The video has been viewed over 33,000 on YouTube. 

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, spinner sharks are very active, fast-swimming sharks often seen breaching the surface in a spinning motion while in pursuit of prey. 


They can grow up to 8 feet long and live for around 20 years. 

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