I got you, my point was that there is a much larger surfing population out in the Pacific coast then there is here in the Northeast. I just added in the black wetsuit thing because you actually look like a seal but sharks almost totally colorblind the paddling out with arms flailing legs kicking is crazy my opinion . Who knows how many great white sharks there are aside from the ones that are tagged here. I can understand the next thrill of catching the big wave for Surfers far outweighs the risk of an attack, just like swimming out to a rock in Montauk during a nor'easter in hopes of catching 20 30 40 50 lb Bass. I've watched so many documentaries on great white sharks how they attack what they see underwater upwards and I just came to the conclusion that paddling on a surfboard with arms out and legs kicking in areas that Harbor great whites and have seals around is absolute insanity and an accident waiting to happen. But then again a civilian watching people with wetsuits waiting out the rocks with 5 foot Seas and 40 mile an hour winds I would think that they are insane to. I guess it comes down to is the price worth the the possible cost?