Shark Week Premiere: Shark Fight

They've been through the ultimate nightmare: hand-to-jaw combat against the ocean's apex predators, losing limbs and barely escaping with their lives. Yet even after the attacks, they're still fighting, but what for will surprise you. Amazingly, dozens of shark attack victims around the world have devoted their lives to saving their attackers. They have turned what could have been tragedy into their life's mission, becoming some of the most powerful shark advocates on the planet. Meet the shark survivors and hear their stories of resilience and triumph as they fight what they consider the ultimate battle: saving sharks and our oceans.

Shark Fight

Premiering Wednesday, August 15 at 9:00 p.m. EDT

Survivors will be live tweeting at 1 p.m. EDT today! Send your questions to #SharkFight or @PewEnvironment.

Media Contact: Rachel Brittin

Topics: Oceans, Environment

Project: Global Shark Conservation