16 Aug '11, 1am

Paddle Boarder and a Whale | Care2 Causes

Paddle Boarder and a Whale | Care2 Causes

It was a close encounter of the blue whale kind last week when Adam Crawford, an avid paddle boarder in training, was suddenly surrounded by an 80 foot blue whale off the coast of Dana Point, California. As fate would have it, Dave Anderson, from Capt Dave’s Whale and Dolphin Safari, picked up his camera and shot the magnificent footage. Crawford said he was about 12 feet from the whale’s fluke when it made its way back into the sea. In case you may have missed it, Crawford and Anderson were interviewed on the Today Show. Blue whales are considered docile and not aggressive towards humans, so neither man thought Anderson was in real danger. Riding a paddle board only 12 feet from the creature weighing between 150-180 metric tons is still an awe inspiring event! I think the beautiful thing about this story is the respect Crawford and Anderson have for the whale. “…you clear...

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