The second day of summer 2017 was the best one ever for a couple of stand up paddle boarders lucky enough to book a tour with Jennifer and Shawn McFarland of Sound Yoga and SUP. Moments after the leader suggested the group stand down and move towards the shore for a break, a pod of five orcas emerged from the swirling seas, made its way through the loosely-spaced group, and swam off to the south. Jenny Bull, paddle boarding for the second time in her life, was taking photos with her cell phone, so was in the perfect position to shoot a video of the unusual experience. Both KIRO and the SeattlePI reported the story and shared the video, licensed with Storyful, which has received nearly 250,000 views. Unfortunately, neither the videographer nor the licensing company were willing to share information about money to be made by viral videos, so I’ll just continue to wonder.
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