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Watch This Port St. Lucie Man Paddleboard Right Into A Shark

A Port St. Lucie local got knocked off his paddleboard Thursday, but it was no fault of his own. 

Maximo Trinidad had paddled right into a spinner shark off the coast of Jupiter, and the collision tipped his balance.

Trinidad was stand up paddleboarding near Carlin Park during a time of "decent surf building and strong offshore winds." Out on the water for during his lunch break, he caught the whole shark encounter on video and posted a clip, plus details, to YouTube.

Spinner sharks are known for leaping out of the water in a spiral motion when they're feeding, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History, but luckily, Trinidad was not hurt.​ 

The video shows him climb back onto the board safely, though still stunned and laughing about the thrill. The clip concludes with the local paddleboarder summing up his experience: "Priceless!! Awesome Day!" he wrote. 

Trinidad spoke to WPTV about his surreal encounter.

"As soon as I saw that big beautiful animal jumping next to me, everything went into slow motion. I didn't want to be on top of it and think I was a fish," he said.

Watch the shark jump out of the water in the video below. (Warning: Contains explicit language.)