The Olympic swimmer — who is not Michael Phelps and is not going to be racing a good white shark on Discovery — is dutifully
promoting that other channel’s week-long shark-themed programming. In fact,
that’s all a silver-haired athlete-turned-Dancing With a Stars competitor-turned-dad competitor
In an disdainful demeanour during Nat Geo WILD’s new promo, Lochte
begrudgingly embraces a “second best” status that a channel has accepted
for a possess shark week, that it says is filled “with best premieres.”
“Besides, No. 1 is a state of mind. Right, Ryan?” the
narrator asks in a clip.
While Lochte is, sadly, not going to be confronting off against
any underwater predators in a imagined Lochte vs. Shark, SharkFest does
promise to be a week full of thrills interjection to a list of programs
Shark vs. Predator (July 23): SharkFest
kicks off with a demeanour during a animals that brave to take on sharks. Seals,
crocodiles, octopi, bobcats and even birds have left head-to-head with these
elite killers, and Nat Geo WILD has unclosed a footage to infer it. Watch singular moments
when a shark ends adult on a receiving finish of an attack. It’s time for nature’s
ultimate underwater showdown.
Tiger Shark Terror (July 24): Every
diver has been warned that sharks feed during night, though is this a parable or does the
truth slink somewhere low underneath a waves? Professional shark diver Eli
Martinez and scientist Matthew Smukall thrust into a night universe of Tiger
Beach to examine either shark function changes once a object goes down.
Mission Critical: Sharks Under Attack (July
24): Geographic underwater photographer and Instagram star Brian
Skerry is on a idea to change a notice of a oceans’ greatest
predators — sharks. After 3 decades capturing a world’s oceans on
camera, Skerry knows sharks as kings of a oceans that keep these fragile
ecosystems functioning, not as aroused Jaws-like man-eaters.
Shark Swarm (July 25): Across the
vast oceans are underwater oases where sharks rally in outrageous numbers. What
is a captivate during these puzzling waypoints? Join shark scientist Riley
Elliott on a singular speed as he investigates some of a largest and most
mysterious shark gatherings on a planet.
World’s Deadliest: Shark Frenzy (July
26): The low blue sea is a stately place explored by many, though it
also binds some of a world’s deadliest peak predators … sharks! These savage
killers have one thing in common: a need to feed. In their quest, they use
sheer force, technique and genetics to grasp their ultimate goal.
SharkFest kicks off Sunday, Jul 23 during 8 p.m. ET/PT.