A sandtiger shark swims above the ocean floor with a school of fish behind it.

THE SW22: HAUNTING OF SHARK TOWER

A sandtiger shark swims above the ocean floor with a school of fish behind it.

Shark Week: The Podcast – This Haunted Oil Rig is Home to Dozens of Shark Species

Luke Tipple chats with the shark experts in the Shark Week special, The Haunting of Shark Tower, Kori Burkhardt & Dr. James Sulikowski.

July 27, 2022

Episode show notes:

Shark Week: The Podcast, takes you behind the scenes of the Shark Week special, The Haunting of Shark Tower. Host Luke Tipple chats with shark experts and stars of the special, Kori Burkhardt & Dr. James Sulikowski. They recount their dramatic tales at sea working on North Carolina’s Frying Pan Tower. The haunted rig is home to an abundance of shark species, including the great white. Their most harrowing shark encounter came just before they had to abort their research mission because a 12-foot wave snapped their boat anchor.

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