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: Lansing Podiatrist Pleads Guilty In Sex-For-Drugs SchemeDetroit Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of 16-Year-Old Boy
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: Parking Dispute Over Tire Chalking In Saginaw Could Cover Thousands
“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.