Top 10 multimedia of 2011

2011-12-08 08:52
2011 was a big year for News24's Multimedia section.

Hard-hitting news events such as the Japan earthquake and the Julius Malema trial attracted a lot of attention, while mother nature offered us her fare share of astounding stories. Here are the top 10 most viewed videos and images of 2011:

1) VIDEO: Tornado approaching Duduza (141 072 views)
Watch this video shot by a News24 User of the tornado before it hits Duduza.

2) VIDEO: Fish Hoek attack - shark spotted (124 657)
Watch events just after the shark attack at Fish Hoek beach as this News24 User caught video footage of the shark in the water.

3) GALLERY: Japan hit by earthquake (107 576)

4) VIDEO: Cyclist hit by antelope (93 679)
South African cyclist Evan van der Spuy, was hit by a buck while riding in a race at Albert Falls Dam in KwaZulu Natal. The mountainbiker didn't suffer any serious injuries, although his helmet was shattered.

5) GALLERY: Malema Lethuli hearing (74 401)

6) VIDEO: Gaddafi's bloodied body (75 134)
This amateur video footage is said to show the capture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. He appears to be alive.

7) GALLERY: Gaddafi killed in gun battle (63 294)
Warning: graphic content

8) GALLERY: ANCYL march (61 358)

9) GALLERY: Fish Hoek shark attack (60 952)

10) VIDEO: Surfer almost swallowed by whale (50 074)
A bodysurfer in California almost ended up as whale fodder when a pair of humpback whales surfaced, jaws stretched, just after she had paddled by to talk to some kayakers.

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