Extreme swimmer has jaunt with Jaws


Wearing just a Speedo, an extreme swimmer on Tuesday braved a dip with sharks in an effort to raise awareness of ocean conservation.

Justin Coetzee faced one of the world’s most feared predators when he, along with shark handlers, made the daring dive at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, for which he is the brand ambassador.

Photographer Stéphane Gautronneau swam with them.

“It was a fantastic experience,” Coetzee told News24 after his feat.

“It was just me and my Speedo. It was wonderful.”

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