Escaping a Great White Shark attack
2 May 2013 Last updated at 12:50 BST
Rhomeez Petersen and Troy Henri had a lucky escape last month when they were out surfing in Hawston in South Africa's Western Cape.
It was Rhomeez's birthday but the celebrations quickly turned sour when they encountered a Great White Shark.
Troy takes up the story of his miraculous escape.
Video journalist: Karen Allen