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Shark-bitten surfer says he ‘had the best scenario’

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EUREKA, Calif. — It was a perfect day for surfing. Except for the shark.

Jay Scrivner, a 45-year-old college English teacher, was waiting for waves off the Northern California coast near his hometown of Eureka on Sunday morning after surfing for about two hours when a great white he estimated at 8 to 9 feet long bit his thigh and board.

“I couldn’t believe it happened,” Scrivner said. “When I turned away from the shark, I said, ‘Did I really…

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