"At first I was quite excited. I thought, great, this is what I came for," he said. "The biggest thing for me was just focusing on my breathing. I didn't want to show that I was scared. I reminded myself of my belief about sharks, which is the fact that they don't eat humans on purpose. We're not their food. I think that's sort of what got me through a lot of nerves because it was very intense. Even though I wanted to go and do that, it was a very testing situation."
Even if he's shaking at the end (and assuming there are no photographic tricks at play), he's a madman with nerves of steel. The result is some fantastic footage of a great white shark.