So You Want to Swim in the Ocean…

Then you should know that there are always sharks. Man bitten by shark in North Carolina is 7th victim this summer | Fox News.

So the latest victim was bitten several times, about 30 feet offshore in waist-deep water. The shark was about 7 feet long.

The man is the seventh person attacked along the North Carolina coast in three weeks, the most in at least 15 years. Most were attacked in water similarly shallow. The injuries ranged from minor injuries to the heel and ankle of an 8-year-old boy in Surf City to unspecified but initially critical injuries to an 18-year-old man bitten Saturday on a national seashore about 25 miles north of Cape Hatteras.

There are always sharks in the water. Even when you can’t see them. That’s why I used to say that I like to stay in the boat.

I love the ocean, but it is a dangerous place. As long as you recognize that…