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VIDEO: Shark knocks Florida boy off surfboard

Posted: 4:06 PM, Dec 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-02 17:55:05-05
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida boy has quite a story to tell after a shark knocked him off his surfboard over the holiday weekend.

Shaun Moore, the child's father, posted a video on Twitter showing his son, 7-year-old Chandler Moore, riding waves off New Smyrna Beach on Nov. 30.

Without warning, a shark's fin suddenly swipes the board, knocking Chandler off and into the water.

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VIDEO: Shark knocks Florida boy off surfboard

Moore said his son wasn't hurt and is actually enjoying all the attention from the viral video.

Moore believes it was a blacktip shark that was involved in the close call.