Shark Attacks Pro-Surfer at Jeffrey’s Bay in South Africa
As thousands watched a live professional surf contest take place in South Africa earlier this year, the unthinkable happened when a great white shark knocked world champion surfer Mick Fanning off his board. Fanning emerged unscathed, but the nightmares from this event will likely continue forever.
Spearfisher Attacked by Reef Shark in Cayman Islands
Last year in the Cayman Islands, a spearfisher who had set out to cull lionfish from the reef there got an unexpected surprise when a grey reef shark snuck up beside him. The shark circled the diver for several minutes and made several attempts to bite him before finally deciding to give up.
Big Tiger Shark Goes After Spearfishers in Hawai’i
A group of spearfishers in Hawai’i got a bit more than they bargained for when a large tiger shark showed up to the party looking for a free meal. The brave fisherman were able to fight off multiple advances by the shark over the course of this 10 minute encounter.
Bull Shark Attacks Scientists Filming Documentary
In 2006, a couple of shark experts thought it would be a good idea to stand in the water among a dozen of Bull Sharks while filming a documentary for the Discovery Channel. It turned out not to be such a good idea, as one of the sharks decided to take a bite.
Surfer Attacked by Two Great White Sharks at Same Time in Africa
A South African surfer had just caught a wave when not one, but TWO Great White Sharks attacked him at the same time. Miraculously, the surfer survived the attack and only required 30 stitches.
Reef Shark Attacks 8 Year Old Boy in Florida Keys
A family enjoying a day in the water on the Florida Keys encountered a territorial Reef Shark who wasn’t about to share his space with them. The shark went after one of the children who was in the water, but his father was able to fend it off with a spear.
Hooked Tiger Shark Attacks Swimmer in Australia
Jumping in the water with a hooked Tiger Shark probably isn’t the smartest idea in the world, but that didn’t stop the crew from The Mad Hueys from giving it a try.