Pro Surfer Escapes Shark Attack On Live TV
Shark attacks are hardly good news. But escaping one without a scratch? Now that is something to celebrate! Pro surfer Mick Fanning lives to tell the tale.
During a surfing competition in South Africa, Mick was at sea waiting for the perfect wave. He suddenly felt something on his leg and realized it was a shark. Quick thinking, he shoved his board between him and the shark while hitting it's back. The entire thing was caught on live TV. Mick isn't the only brave surfer that day... his competitor Julian Wilson tried to make his way to help. Although the rescue crew got there before he did, his valiant effort has our heart swelling! We are so happy no one was hurt. Mick certainly has a thrilling story to tell!