VIDEO: Paddleboarder’s incredible up-close encounter with pod of killer whales

Posted at 11:44 AM, Jan 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-20 11:44:01-05

Laguna Beach, Ca. – A stand-up paddleboarder in Laguna Beach, California has posted video of an incredible encounter he had recently with a pod of orca whales.

Rich German explains in the video that he has been paddleboarding the area for years and encountered many different types of whales, but this was his first encounter with orcas.

The video now has over 94,000 views on Facebook and another 67,000 views on YouTube.