ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARK ATTACKS

'I didn't feel like I was in danger' from shark - Plett paddler

2016-04-22 14:17

A Plettenberg Bay man has recounted the moment a shark tore into his surf-ski, flinging him into the water, saying he was completely taken by surprise.

2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwide

2016-02-09 10:17

Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.

Cape Town beachgoers warned to be on lookout for sharks

2015-12-24 14:00

The City of Cape Town has urged beachgoers to be on the lookout for sharks this festive season.

Champion surfer in coma after shark attack

2015-11-11 16:23

A champion surfer is in an induced coma after suffering severe wounds in a shark attack on the same stretch of Australian coast where two people have been killed in the past 12 months.

Shark attack victim had 'never been hit so hard in his life'- witness

2015-10-26 13:15

"You don’t ever want to see this kind of thing in your life," a friend of Stuart Anderson has told News24 after the surfer was injured in a shark attack in Stilbaai.

Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore

2015-10-10 12:13

A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bit by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.

Beaches closed after Australia shark sightings

2015-07-26 09:53

Four beaches on Australia's east coast have been closed after numerous shark sightings, police say, as authorities patrolled waters off a southern island following a fatal attack on a diver recently.

J-Bay Open cancelled after shark attack

2015-07-19 20:37

Australian surfers Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson, the finalists in the J-Bay Open before a shark attack brought the event to a close, have split the winner’s purse. WATCH THE ATTACK

Surfer survives shark attack at J-Bay Open

2015-07-19 15:54

The J-Bay Open has been called off for the day after an Australian surfer was attacked by a shark. WATCH

2 teens injured in shark attacks at US island resort

2015-06-15 09:49

Two teenagers enjoying a day at the beach were badly mauled in separate shark attacks less than two hours apart in coastal waters off Oak Island, North Carolina.

 

Plett paddler in brush with shark

2016-04-22 13:27

A Plettenberg Bay man has had a brush with a shark which attacked his surf-ski near Robberg beach, causing it to sink, the NSRI says.

I thought I was done: surfer describes close shave with shark

2016-02-03 08:31

A surfer has described how he is still in shock days after other surfers came to his assistance when a great white shark started circling him in the water.

Shark jumps on surfer's board at Australia's Bondi

2015-12-22 10:33

An Australian surfer had a close encounter with a shark off Sydney's Bondi Beach when it jumped onto his board, giving him a huge fright in a near-miss witnessed by lifeguards.

Man's shark attack kit idea helped save brother

2015-10-27 07:13

The shark attack kit used to stabilise Stuart Anderson was installed at a Stilbaai beach with the help of his brother a few years ago.

'I saw the shark behind them' - injured surfer's friend

2015-10-26 08:12

A friend of injured surfer Stuart Anderson spotted a shark in the water behind him while they were about 50m offshore, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

US girl, bitten by shark, goes back into sea to save friend

2015-08-21 21:32

A 10-year-old American girl who was bitten in the leg by a shark at a Florida beach waded back into the surf to save a younger friend, relatives say.

Man killed by shark in Australia

2015-07-25 08:48

A man has been killed by a shark off the Australian island state of Tasmania while diving with his daughter, it has been reported.

Spectator describes horror J-Bay shark attack

2015-07-19 16:33

A spectator who watched in horror as three time J-Bay Open Champion Mick Fanning was battered about by a shark described the incident as 'horrific'. WATCH

Plett rescuer responds to shark attack call, son the victim

2015-06-28 14:08

A Plettenberg Bay man who has worked as an NSRI rescuer for 41 years was shocked when he was called to a shark attack scene and found his son was the victim, a report says.

Woman bitten to death by shark off Maui swam every day, brother says

2015-05-01 12:26

A 65-year-old woman bitten to death by a shark while snorkelling off the Hawaiian island of Maui loved the ocean and went swimming every day, her brother says.

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