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The Big Swim for Sharks

February 17th, 2016|

As an ocean swimmer and diver I frequently swim with sharks, although most of the time I don't see them. This summer I swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco, entering the water not far from where a white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, the [...]

Press Release: Swimmers call out to protect sharks by swimming for them across the San Francisco Bay.

October 25th, 2015|

10/27/15 San Francisco CA, For Immediate Distribution Contact: David McGuire Shark Stewards  (415) 350-3790, sharksteward(at)gmail.com Swimmers call out to protect sharks by swimming for them across the San Francisco Bay. On Sunday November 1, a group of elite swimmers is raising awareness on the plight of sharks by swimming 8 miles across the San Francisco Bay [...]

White Sharks in San Francisco Bay

September 5th, 2015|

White Shark Preys on Seal in Front of Tourists at Alcatraz Island 10/10/15 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A shark preying on a seal at the Alcatraz Island dock was witnessed by a group of tourists and park officials Saturday. At around noon tourists waiting for the ferry witnessed a large pool of blood at the surface. What [...]