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July 18, 2017

Chris Traeger would be so proud.

Rob Lowe showed no fear as he and his son spotted two great white sharks on a paddleboarding excursion in Santa Barbara, California, last week.

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Just like his character in “Parks and Rec,” Lowe is not afraid to seize the day by getting an amazing Instagram video.

Found him!! A young Great White Shark. Video by @matthewedwardlowe #adventure

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Lowe told TMZ: “You just can’t believe your eyes. They’re so powerful. You definitely don’t want to fall in.”

He added that one of the sharks looked to be bigger than his paddleboard.

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Lowe, who grew up in California, also explained that he had never seen a great white shark, even though he spends a good deal of time near the water. Seeing the animals was definitely a “once in a lifetime” experience for him.

Sharing the experience with his son must have been pretty special, too.

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