Three-time surfing world champion Australian Mick Fanning can add another victory to his titles; survivor of a shark attack.
The 34-year-old Fanning was in the water during the J-Bay Open in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa when he was attacked by a shark. You see a fin in the water make its way directly toward Fanning and then both disappear.READ MORE: Juneteenth Not Only a Holiday At The Barack Obama Leadership Academy, Its Part Of The Curriculum, And Has Been Over 20 Years Michigan Reports 162 New COVID-19 Cases, 14 Deaths
Within seconds rescue jet skis and boats race toward Fanning. Miraculously, Fanning was unhurt and it’s believed the shark may have a bruised back after a punch by Fanning.MORE NEWS: Farmington Hills Fire Department To Offer CPR Class On July 15
“I was just sitting there, I was just about to start moving – then I felt something grab – just got stuck in my leg rope — it just kept coming at my board, I was kicking and screaming — I was waiting for the teeth to come at me …” said Fanning not long after the attack.