Surfer survives shark attack at J-Bay Open

2015-07-19 15:54
J-Bay Open shark attack.

J-Bay Open shark attack.

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

Mick Fanning, of Tweed Heads in Australia, was unharmed in the incident which saw the shark sever his leash, separating him from his board.

The entire attack was caught on video.

The World Surf league announced on their Facebook page that the event had been closed for the day.

They said that Fanning was unharmed and that more information would be forthcoming. 

Video below:

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