Last updated: January 27, 2020 at 16:03 pm
Commercial diver; documentary filmmaker; only person to actively dive for urchins at the Farallon Islands (California); had over 400 encounters with the white shark at the Farallon Islands without the protection of a cage over a period of 15 years. Elliott is the subject of “Near Miss” (2018), a documentary film on his encounter with a white shark. He was bitten on his hand and wrist by a white shark during a film shoot at the Farallon Islands on October 23, 2018.
“I like the solitude and the quiet, and the sharks definitely keep the crowds away.” – Ron Elliott (Devils Teeth, 2004)