California based surfer goes on to capture his encounter with a gray whale

A California based surfer who was out riding on the waves while carrying GoPro camera was able to capture footage of a close encounter he had with a gray whale making its way through the surfing lineup. This surfer, named Daron Case, went on to post the video on YouTube. In this footage you can see the board of the surfer just before he clutches the GoPro camera below the surface of the water for recording an unanticipated guest, a gray whale measuring 20 foot.  In statement to ABC News case stated that they had not gone far out surfing and had just stepped over the place where waves break up, and the whale was right there.