Mick Fanning dicusses a change in equipment after a shark attack at the 2015 J-Bay Open. He’ll be back in competition in the upcoming Billabong Pro Tahiti.
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.
A video of a surfer in close encounter with a Great White Shark was uploaded to Facebook on June-23-2015. The shark had been circling the surfer for a couple of minutes before he decided to record it with his gopro camera. The shark is very cautious as it circles the man perhaps just curious, perhaps more. As you can see in the video the surfer tries to make his way around the shark back to more shallow water before it disappears. The best thing he did was to remain calm while he was watching the sharks movements in case it would attack him. The video takes place in Manly beach in Sydney Australia. Manly beach and North Steyne.
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.
Police in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta say they have seized about 200,000 shark fins destined to be illegally exported to Asia where they would fetch up to $1.5m.
It’s hard to postulate what exactly would have happened had this photographer not realized that the shark was getting uncomfortably close, but we like to think had that shark really wanted that head, it would’ve taken it. Why can’t we be friends?
A new app has the potential to alert beachgoers to sharks in the area. Called Global Shark Tracker, the free app transfers data from tracking devices on great white sharks and other large apex predators straight to your smartphone.
A surfer has been killed in a shark attack in Australia. Japanese national Tadashi Nakahara, 41, died Monday morning from massive blood loss after a shark severed both of his legs at Shelley Beach, near Lennox Head, in northern New South Wales. Detective Inspector Cameron Lyndsay told ABC that he died despite the heroic efforts of fellow surfers to save him.