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Paddleboarder and shark collide off Florida coast

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Camera captures Florida paddleboarder's shocking encounter with a shark. (WPTV) Camera captures Florida paddleboarder's shocking encounter with a shark. (WPTV)

A Florida paddleboarder's camera was rolling Thursday when he had an awesome close encounter with a shark off the coast of Jupiter.

Maximo Trinidad was enjoying some fun in the sun during his lunch break when the shark suddenly shot out of the water and skipped off his board.

"As soon as I saw that big beautiful animal jumping next to me, everything went into slow motion.  I didn't want to be on top of it and think I was a fish.  Everything was so surreal.  It was so cool," said Trinidad.  

The whole incident was captured by a video camera Trinidad had mounted on the end of his board. (WPTV)
 

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