Man attacked by shark on San Mateo County coast feels like ‘luckiest man in the world’ to be alive

Nemanja Spasojevic thought he hit the jackpot.

While snorkeling and fishing for dinner in Gray Whale Cove off the San Mateo County coast about 9 a.m. on June 25, he came across the rare sight of five Dungeness crabs climbing on top of each other in the underwater sand.

“I said ‘wow’ to myself,” Spasojevic said. “It’s like striking a gold mine.”

Savoring the moment, he started picking the crabs