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02/27/2003 - Alistair Kerr - New Zealand

February 27, 2003
Foveaux Strait
Alistair Kerr

Alistair Kerr happened to look down just as the white pointer surged upwards towards him, mouth open and teeth bared.

"I never, ever look down in the water, but something told me to look down and there it was, coming straight up at me with its mouth open. That's what's stayed with me.

"Then I felt it grab my catch-bag and got my left arm, it just sort ...
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06/24/2003 John Marrack ( Hawaii )

John Marrack was bitten on the foot by a large shark as he and 10 to 12 other people were swimming with dolphins at Makua Beach in Waianae, Hawaii

Shark attack believed
to be from great white
An expert stresses that such sharks
are rare in Hawaii waters

By Michelle Mueller
mmueller@starbulletin.com

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An expert believes a great white shark attacked a man off Makua Beach ...
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10/31/2003 Adam Gray ( Florida )

Adam Gray was surfing at Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns County, Florida, USA when a shark bit his left foot.
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10/05/2003 Rick Eckstein (Florida)

Sharks bite 2; surf rescues abound

STAFF REPORT

NEW SMYRNA BEACH — Two surfers suffered minor injuries in separate shark attacks Sunday in New Smyrna Beach, while Volusia County lifeguards made dozens of rescues in rough waters.

The two men who were bitten raised to 17 the number of people who have been attacked by sharks in Volusia County this year, said Capt. Rob Horster of the Volusia County Beach Patrol.

At noon, 50-year-old John ...
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10/05/2003 John Demartino (Florida)

Sharks bite 2; surf rescues abound

STAFF REPORT

NEW SMYRNA BEACH — Two surfers suffered minor injuries in separate shark attacks Sunday in New Smyrna Beach, while Volusia County lifeguards made dozens of rescues in rough waters.

The two men who were bitten raised to 17 the number of people who have been attacked by sharks in Volusia County this year, said Capt. Rob Horster of the Volusia County Beach Patrol.

At noon, 50-year-old Sharks ...
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09/21/2003 Laurie Arnold (Florida)

Shark bites surfer at inlet

STAFF REPORT

NEW SMYRNA BEACH — A 21-year-old Green Cove Springs man was bitten by a shark while surfing Sunday, just more than a week after another man suffered a shark attack in Volusia County waters, officials said.

Laurie Arnold was bitten on the left foot just before noon while surfing near the inlet in New Smyrna Beach, said Deputy Chief Joe Wooden of the Volusia County Beach Patrol.

Arnold ...
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04/21/2003 Tommy Ryan (Florida)

Shark Bites Surfer From Orlando

PLAYALINDA BEACH, Fla. -- A 30-year-old surfer from Orlando was bitten by a shark Sunday afternoon, the fifth reported shark bite in Brevard County this month, officials said.

Tommy Ryan was bitten on his left foot while in the water with friends about 15 yards from shore, witnesses told WKMG partner Florida Today. He was taken to Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, where he was in stable condition Sunday night ...
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04/15/2003 Unknown Male (Florida)

Surfer Bitten By Shark Off Cocoa Beach

POSTED: 10:09 p.m. EDT April 15, 2003
UPDATED: 7:02 a.m. EDT April 16, 2003

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COCOA BEACH, Fla -- A 17-year-old surfer was in fair condition Tuesday night after a shark bit him near Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach, according to Local 6 News.

The surfer, whose name was not released, was bitten at around 1:30 ...
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10/31/2003 Bethany Hamilton (Hawaii)

Teen surfing star loses arm in shark attack off Hawaii shore

LIHUE, Hawaii -- The water was clear and there was no indication of danger when a 13-year-old surfing star went out on the waves with her best friend and her friend's father.

But while Bethany Hamilton was lying on her board off Kauai's North Shore, a shark bit once and then disappeared, taking off her left arm just below the shoulder.

"Nobody saw ...
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09/13/2003 Aaron Edelson (Florida)

Shark Bites Man Near Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man was bitten by a shark while surfing in Atlantic Ocean waters near Daytona Beach on Saturday, officials said.

Aaron Edelson suffered severe injuries to his left calf. He underwent surgery at Halifax Medical Center and his conditions were stable, a nursing supervisor said. His exact age was unavailable late Saturday; officials said Edelson is in his 20s.

"He said he felt ...
Read more : 09/13/2003 Aaron Edelson (Florida) | Views : 5673 | Replies : 2


 

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