Posted tagged ‘shark attack’

Not Bad for a Beach Ape!

July 21, 2015

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Dang, these Aussie guys are tough!  When a cheeky bull shark tried to blindside Australian surfing champ Mick Fanning during a live televised competition, the blighter got a bit more than he bargained for.  Spectators thought that they were about to see someone eaten alive before their eyes, but despite being caught off guard and lacking the formidable choppers of his impromptu opponent, Mick slugged the shark in the back and retreated with all of his body parts intact!

I think we’ve found a worthy successor to  Paul Hogan as Crocodile Dundee!  (Film producers, take note!)  Pretty soon sharks will be watching Human Week on the tube to see if we’re as tough as they’ve heard…

Fatal Shark Attack

April 28, 2008

–On April 25th, a 66-year-old retired veterinarian triathlete while training was killed in a shark attack off the California coast.  It was the first shark attack there in four years, and the 96th since 1926.  The man suffered massive bite wounds to his legs by the Great White, and attempts to save him failed.  The shark swam away after inflicting the fatal bite…