Surfer Had To Punch Shark During Competition

Mick Fanning had to punch a shark during  the J-Bay Open. (Video)

Mick Fanning, Australian pro surfer, was attacked by two sharks during the finals of the J-Bay Open in South Africa. This was the first time anything like this has happened during a live pro surfing event.

Fortunately Fanning escaped the incident without harm. The following video shows the whole event as well as a brief interview with Fanning when he was picked up by Water Safety.

Watch the video below for further details of the event.

“Jaw-dropping: Surfer fights off shark attack live on TV in S. African competition” YouTube video by RT

Fanning explains how he overcomes this shark incident and eventually returns to the sport in the clip below.

“Mick Fanning opens up about shark attack | 60 Minutes Australia
” – YouTube clip by 60 Minutes Australia

Images Source: YouTube Clip1s , 2

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