Great white shark bites kayak; man thrown overboard unharmed

According to reports, a man was thrown overboard when a great white shark bit his kayak off Cambria.

According to a KION-46 report, a man was thrown from his kayak off of Cambria, California’s Moonstone Beach on Saturday when a shark bit his kayak. The report goes on to say that Cambria firefighters said that a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) was responsible for the bite, which left a 24″ bite mark on the kayak.

According to, the kayaker described a 15′ great white shark swimming right past him after knocking him into the water. The kayaker was unharmed.

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