Marilyn Russell & John Hanson chat SHARKWRECKED with Paul de Gelder and James Glancy!

July 24, 2018

Shark Week Shark Stunt Survivors  Paul de Gelder and James Glancy chatted with Marilyn Russell and John Hanson to talk about their Shark Week episode SHARKWRECKED on the Discovery Channel airingThursday, July 26th 9PM ET/PT. Paul is a former Australian Army Paratrooper/Navy Clearance Diver, James is a former British Royal Marines Officer

 

About the episode: It’s the most dangerous stunt Shark Week has ever undertaken. In a raw, immersive adventure that includes blowing up a boat in the middle of the ocean, Paul de Gelder and James Glancy spend two days floating with sharks. With no food, water or sleep, their physical condition deteriorates and the risk of shark attack rises. How will the sharks behave? And will the men get attacked? The location is the waters of Cat Island, the Bahamas. One of the last refuges for the endangered Oceanic White Tip. A shark said to be responsible for hundreds of deaths of shipwreck survivors during WW2.The experiment is so dangerous a safety and medical team will float 300 feet away from the men, monitoring their every move. Within minutes, sharks start to arrive. Over the next 2 days an extraordinary survival story unfolds as the sharks get increasingly confident.

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