A champion junior surfer has undergone surgery after he was attacked by a bull shark at East Ballina on the NSW north coast on Tuesday evening.
A shark bit a 10-year-old boy off a scenic Oahu beach, officials confirmed Thursday as the state prepared for another round of giant waves from a low-pressure weather system in the Pacific.
“I think it is very disrespectful,” she told the publication. “They’ve put a lookalike in the video. It really brings back a lot of trauma for everybody who has been attacked by a shark. Some families have had fatalities and some people are still absolutely scarred without limbs. It’s disrespectful to them and Mick is not at all happy with that.”
A 25-year-old Oahu man lost his left leg to a shark attack Friday while surfing off Oahu’s North Shore. Family and friends of the man who was bit by a shark while surfing on Oahu’s North Shore said Saturday he lost most of his leg in the attack.
So far in 2015, a total of 12 people are known to have suffered selfie-related deaths after either falling or being struck by a moving vehicle when taking a picture of themselves.
Shark attack survivor Craig Ison has spoken for the first time about his terrifying near-death encounter with a great white shark at Evans Head. Talking exclusively to The Daily Telegraph from his Gold Coast University Hospital bed last night, Mr Ison said that he would never get in the water again.
Australian surfing star Mick Fanning has survived being attacked by a shark during the J-Bay Open World Surf League event in South Africa. Dramatic vision showed a shark thrashing in the water near Fanning during his final against fellow Australian Julian Wilson at Jeffreys Bay, east of Port Elizabeth.
The past two days have seen two shark attacks in South African coast , neither of them fatal but the second of the two resulting in the loss of a leg.
Two teenagers were mauled in separate shark attacks on the same stretch of North Carolina beach Sunday, both suffering life-threatening injuries, local officials said.
Reunion Island, considered to have one of the deadliest coastlines in the world, has reported yet another shark attack, the 17th to occur on the tiny Indian Ocean island in just the last four years.