Paul De Gelder underwater in full SCUBA gear.

SW22: MONSTER MAKO UNDER THE RIG

Paul De Gelder underwater in full SCUBA gear.

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Shark Week: The Podcast – How to Survive a Shark Attack

Luke Tipple speaks with former Australian Navy bomb disposal diver, environmentalist & star of Shark Week special Monsters Under the Rig, Paul de Gelder.

July 25, 2022

Episode show notes:

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by Paul de Gelder, a former Australian Navy bomb disposal diver, shark-attack survivor, and star of the Shark Week special Monsters Under the Rig. After recounting his bull shark attack and subsequent shark activism, Paul discusses his search for “Maverick Makos.” These mako sharks seem to be traveling vast distances and redefining everything scientists thought they knew about mako behavior.

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