WATCH: Shocking moment whale bellyflops onto freediver — who lived to tell the tale


The juvenile had an extremely close call when he found himself literally up against a whale in the extravagantly. 

Connor Lyons was freediving with a friend off the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, on the east side of Australia. 

The team up spotted a pod of whales about 200m (656ft) in the distance, before they evanesced from view. 

But the situation took a very tense turn when the mammoth animals instantly appeared right in front of them.

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Whale video: A calf bellyflopped onto a freediver in Australia

Connor’s underwater camera was take pleasure in when one of the whales, a calf, came up out of the water and then landed unravel on top of him. 

The huge mammal submerged with enough force to knock the adolescent’s flipper off his foot. 

Connor told ABC News: “I thought the baby calf was present to spear me out of the water, but luckily it shot up vertical just before it got to me.

“It native landed right on my left leg, like on my fin, and knocked my fin off. It was crazy.”

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Whale video: The calf upped upwards and on its way back down it hit the freediver

The whale calf bellyflopped right next to me

Connor Lyons, Freediver

“It looked in the mood for slow motion when it was happening.

“They’re just so big, even when they look partiality they’re going slow, they’re going so fast.”

Connor said there were a few daunting moments after the bellyflop due to the force of the whales. 

He explained: “After they disappear without a traced past, after the calf bellyflopped right next to me, there were tenors that kept us under for a second.

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Whale video: The calf left the freediver’s flipper off his foot

“It was just the best experience, I’m going to bear in mind this for the rest of my life.”

Two swimmers had the fright of their lives when they encountered a pod of whales in West Vancouver, Canada. 

Video betrayed at least three killer whales zooming through the water at zoom, charging straight at them. 

The two swimmers scrambled out of the water onto astonishes just in time to escape the approaching orcas.

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