A bodyboarder who was bitten on the bottom by a three-metre shark claims he was able to fight it off by punching it several times.
Reunion has become a shark attack hot-spot, with 20 incidents since 2011 – eight of which have been fatal. In 2015 alone, there were four attacks in six months, two of which were fatal.
In the last six months, Fanning has fought off a great white shark, donated $75,000 to a shark-attack victim, here, he deals easily with a bodyboarder who unwisely dropped in on him at his home break of Snapper Rocks in Australia.
Surf and bodyboard are dangerous sports when high tide and BIG WAVES come together in this place. A group of surfers and bodyboarders have accidents in the famous spot “LA21” situated in Gijon-Asturias (Spain), in the north of Spain. You must be carefull in this wave if your surfing level is not very good.
Pipeline showed her teeth again on Thursday. And this time, an unlucky bodyboarder felt the brunt of her bite. Dylan McGinn of New Jersey pulled into a classic Banzai drainer on the inside bowl – but when the wave closed out, McGinn hit the reef, rendering him unconscious and without a pulse.
The bodyboarder “run over” in stunning picture on the front page of the Gold Coast Bulletin has vowed never to surf at Snapper Rocks again.
This guy is fit, tan and looks like he knows what he’s doing. Too bad he gets caught anyway and gone.
These three spongers struggle to grasp the concept of timing sets. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say they can’t dance. No rhythm.
In big and powerful surf a bodyboarder at a Cape Town beach break took a big and heavy wave on his head and suffered a concussion and whiplash and was struggling to stay afloat in the rip. Had Aden Kleve (trained lifeguard) and Wilder Schultz not reacted as quickly as they did, things could have gotten bad and in all likelihood the guy would have drowned. Respect to these guys!
The 27-year-old man was in the water at Bawley Point, approximately 20km north of Batemans Bay, and suffered injuries to his abdomen and pelvis when he was struck by the dolphin about 9am.