Ocean Ramsay, 27 year old model has become an attraction and not because of her curves and pretty face, but for risking her live diving with white sharks, considered one of the most dangerous marine predators in the world.
Ramsay, resident of Oahu (Hawaii), said that this initiative is part of a campaign for the preservation of this species. The model has four years in this activity, swimming with sharks all around the world, she said she has dived with 32 species.
“I want to help dissipate the irrational fear of people towards sharks and to disseminate what is their actual behavior and its decisive role in the marine ecosystem,” said Ramsay in an interview with Efe.
Her mission gained notoriety when a video on YouTube (with over 2 million views) showed her encounter with these animals in the waters of Baja California (Mexico), putting her story in the media spotlight.
“We’re wiping them. Humans only protect what they love, and they love only what they understand. People do not understand sharks. I want to change that,” added this dive professor and conservationist named by the media as “sharks whisperer”.