Caught on Tape: Man Wrestles Shark With Bare Hands

Photos of shark-wrangler Elliot Sudal pulling shark onto a Nantucket beach have gone viral.
1:51 | 07/17/13

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this. A daring face-to-face encounter with danger on nantucket. A young man was battling a 200-pound shark right there on the beach. And the photos of their fight going viral right now. Take a look. It's not that jaws. But the jaws of some lovers on a nantucket beach that were dropping when they saw this man wrestling one of the most feared predators in the ocean. I think people just kind of think I'm crazy. It seems wild, running into the water and grabbing a shark by its tail. Reporter: On sunday, elliot sudal, a shelf proclaimed shark wrong every made waves on this beach, when he pulled out a 200-pound 7-foot-long sand shark with his bare hands. Earlier that day, he reeled in half a bluefish and thought a shark had taken a bite. He grabbed the opportunity to lure the shark back. It took about 25 minutes to get in. You have to run int surf, grab him by the tail and pull him backwards. They don't like that. Reporter: The photos and video of sudal and the shark have gone viral. It's a big shark. It was flailing around. It was all-around exciting thing. There were 20 people there watching me. And everyone's like, you're crazy. You're crazy. I'm just used to it. So, wasn't too big of a deal. Yeah. Good picture. Reporter: The east coast is notorious for shark sightings. And this summer is no exception. Just last week, this woman, though fine now, was bitten by a shark off the coast of north carolina. Sudal is not worried about that, however. He says nothing can stop him from doing it again. It's been a blast. It's been pretty wild. Catching sharks is my favorite thing to do. Any big fish, it's a big battle. So fun. What did the shark do to you? Yeah. Leave the shark alone. Tell us about the severe

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