UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science first place University of Miami Student, Great Hammerhead by Laura Rock.
Laura Rock

The design's pretty killer.

Caroline Hallemann
July 22, 2015

Heading to the beach? Don't forget your personal shark cage.

Over the weekend, video surfaced of a pair of beachgoers using a "Lockjaw PSC 1." 

The PVC-and-steel constructions were allegedly made as part of a spoof, but with the recent uptick in shark attacks along the North Carolina coast, we say you can't be too careful about ocean safety.

Related: Worst Beaches for Shark Attacks

Watch the inventors bravely walk into the water below:

Caroline Hallemann is the associate digital editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @challemann.

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