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03/27/2005 Chris Parker ( Australia ) No Injury

Man 'kept paddling' from shark

A NSW man has told of his escape from a four-metre great white shark off the state's central coast.

By Chris Evans
March 27, 2005


Chris Parker, a father of two of Bateau Bay, said yesterday he was 60 metres from shore and paddling for a wave when the shark, twice the length of his board, hit him from behind and catapulted him into the water.

"I saw its head, ...
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08/01/2005 Rolly Lesperance ( Seychelles ) ***Fatal***

On August 1 2005 Rolly Lesperance was fishing at Seychelles - Inner Islands - Off North Island. His body was found with bites from a Bull shark.

The tragic death of Rolly Lesperance, apparently resulting from a shark attack, has shocked the nation. Despite rumors of foul play or other allegations, the incident has awoken a primal fear of shark attacks in many people.

http://www.natureseychelles.org/~nature ... &Itemid=63
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09/11/2005 Greg Norton ( South Carolina ) ***Fatal***

Greg Allen Norton Jr. of Goose Creek was surfing at 2 p.m. Sunday with several friends about 200 feet from shore among three- to four- foot waves during high tide when he disappeared---

September 12, 2005
Surfer vanishes off Folly

GregNorton.jpg


Authorities say they will resume search today.

Divers will return to the waters off Folly Beach this morning in search of a missing 18-year-old surfer, authorities said.

Greg Allen Norton ...
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10/15/2005 Clayton Sado ( Hawaii ) No Injury

HONOKOWAI – Lifelong surfer Clayton Sado was unhurt, but not unaffected by a shark he encountered Thursday afternoon in waters off Honokowai.


Saturday, October 15, 2005 11:59 AM

Surfer: ’Happy I’m alive’
By CLAUDINE SAN NICOLAS, Staff Writer
HONOKOWAI – Lifelong surfer Clayton Sado was unhurt, but not unaffected by a shark he encountered Thursday afternoon in waters off Honokowai.
“I’m happy I’m alive,” Sado said Friday in retelling his experience from the
day before. ...
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09/24/2005 Brad Satchell ( Australia ) No Injury

Surfer hit shark in the head An Australian surfer said on Saturday he fought off a 1m shark by punching it in the face.

Surfer hit shark in the head
24/09/2005 09:03 - (SA)
Sydney - This was a shark attack with a difference.
An Australian surfer said on Saturday he fought off a 1m shark by punching it in the face.
Brad Satchell, 44, told Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio he was surfing off Scarborough ...
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01/15/2005 Boat ( Australia ) No Injury

Shark menaces children's boat race
By Jamie Duncan
January 15, 2005
A three-metre shark menaced a children's regatta on the Mornington Peninsula yesterday afternoon, biting a hole
in an inflatable patrol dinghy that attempted to drive it away.

At the time 117 children aged eight to 13 were competing in a regatta in two metres of water in Port Phillip Bay,
between Blairgowrie and Rye.

Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron committee member Brian Smith said that after ...
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06/18/2005 Brad Grissom (Hawaii) No Injury

Brad Grissom was surfing 35 yrds off Kamaole I beach (Maui) when a 7ft tiger shark approached him.
He punched the shark on its snout and escaped unhurt.

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS
Swimmer punches shark off Kamaole


Monday, June 20, 2005

WAILUKU, MAUI » A swimmer said he punched a 7-foot-long tiger shark on its snout Saturday as it cruised up toward him about 35 yards off Kamaole I beach park in South Maui.

"He was two ...
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02/16/2005 Greg Long (Hawaii) No Injury

Greg Long was attacked by a tiger shark while surfing at Rocky Point.
The victim escaped unhurt.

SURFER GREG LONG ATTACKED BY TIGER SHARK

Nathan Myers

San Clemente’s Greg Long Attacked by Tiger Shark at Rocky Point

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, San Clemente surfer Greg Long had a bit of a scare. “Bit of a scare to say to the least,” says Long, calling from the Johnson’s North Shore home to recall the incident. ...
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05/02/2005 Scott Hoyt (Hawaii) No Injury

Scott Hoyt was surfing at Noriega's (Maui) when a shark knocked him off his surfboard.
( bite marks on surfboard ).

Posted on: Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Surfer 'shaken up' after shark rams him on Maui

By Timothy Hurley
Advertiser Maui County Bureau

KU'AU, Maui — Scott Hoyt never saw a shark in more than a decade of surfing in the waters around Ku'au Bay on Maui's north shore. That streak ended yesterday when one ...
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04/16/2005 Simon Letch (Australia) No Injury

Simon Letch was surfing 40 metres off Bronte Beach about 6.10 am when a shark bit his
surfboard ( 15 cm bite mark ).

Shark attacks surfer's board
By Emily Toxward
April 17, 2005
The Sun-Herald

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Here I go again ... Simon Letch with his board, showing 15-centimetre bite marks, at Bronte Beach yesterday.


A surfer whose board was bitten by a shark yesterday was back out in the water an hour later. ...
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