Mick Fanning 2, Great Whites 0! Surfer Runs Into Another SHARK

Just a week after being attacked and successfully fighting off a shark during a televised surf competition in South Africa, surfer Mick Fanning has again had a runin with the ocean eating machine.

After returning to his home in New South Wales, Fanning braved the waves for the first time since the attack, and ran smack dab into another shark.

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“There he is,” said Fanning pointing to the ocean and telling a reporter he has seen a shark. “Straight out, I just saw it.” h/t time Continue reading

Man Killed By Shark In Same Area As Surfer Who Escaped Attack

On the same beach and just days after Champion surfer Mick Fanning narrowly avoided an attacking shark, another man has been killed.

A swimmer at Jeffreys Bay was attacked at Point, the same area that gained national attention after a video depicted Fanning’s harrowing escape from the jaws of a great white shark.

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According to reports, witnesses said the victim was attacked at the Point. Continue reading