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Manhattan Beach surfer spots great white shark in wave - Pete Thomas Outdoors

Body Of Missing California Surfer Found Covered In Shark Bites

South African surfer survives shark-infested waters for 28 hours

In the meantime, Archibald was involved in a gruesome battle for survival. “The night was carnage”, he said. “I had sharks swimming past me. I got stung by a jelly fish. Seagulls even tried to pick my eyes out and I have got big holes in my nose.”

“It was insane, just insane. I actually gave up.”

Still, Archibald says he pulled himself together and managed to swim and tread water for 28 hours – although he says he nearly drowned eight times.


NEW YORK - One stunned surfer came within feet of a fully-grown, great white shark while surfing near New York City.
The surfer’s camera picked up the image when he was riding the waves off Rockaway Beach in Queens this past October.
He didn’t even know about the shark until he got home and checked out the footage.

NEW YORK - One stunned surfer came within feet of a fully-grown, great white shark while surfing near New York City.

The surfer’s camera picked up the image when he was riding the waves off Rockaway Beach in Queens this past October.

He didn’t even know about the shark until he got home and checked out the footage.

Out of Australia today comes another incredible story about a surfer who was out minding his own business on the waves when out of nowhere came a shark! It’s usually the surfers you hear about getting attacked, because they are among the few with the guts enough to be out that far in the ocean where god knows what is lurking … and the guts to know exactly what to do if that happens. The 29-year-old survivor of this recent shark attack could have lost a lot more than a few fingers and some bite-marked shaped flesh if he had not done what he did out there off Macquarie, north of Sydney.

(Source: thestir.cafemom.com)

‘Friends’ push pal in water ahead of oncoming shark as prank

(Source: New York Daily News)

'I could see its left eye and part of its sort of face and head,' Tom Kennedy said after coming face-to-face with a presumed tiger shark.

'I could see its left eye and part of its sort of face and head,' Tom Kennedy said after coming face-to-face with a presumed tiger shark.

Shark attacks surfer off Kauai

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Kauai Police Department says a shark attacked a surfer Wednesday afternoon at Pakala’s surf spot on the west side of the island.

According to police the a 60-year-old man identified by friends only as “Lorrin” from Kalaheo was attacked by a shark while surfing with two friends at a west side surf break known as “Pakala’s.”