Australian Surfer Escapes Shark Attack

An Australian Surfer Mick Fanning has escaped a shark attack during a competition in South Africa. CNN reports that two sharks attacked Fanning’s surf board and knocked him off.

Fanning told Fox Sports, “I was just sitting there and I felt something just get stuck in my leg rope, and I was kicking trying to get it away, I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth.”

The competition, in which Fanning is the defending champion was subsequently called off.

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