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05/27/2013 - Tali Ena - Hawaii

Former shark tour worker said he lied at boss' instruction about shark bite

HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
A former deck hand for a Haleiwa shark tour company said he lied to medical personnel at the direction of his bosses to cover up an on-the-job shark bite he suffered last year, a charge the company denied Thursday.

Tali Ena, 32, said he worked for a year and three months at North Shore Shark Adventures, where he ...
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08/17/2013 Wendi Zuccaro - California - No Injury

On August 17, Wendi Zuccaro and a friend Anne visiting from Germany were surfing 150 yards from shore near the jetty at Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay.
The sea was calm and 4 – 5 feet deep with a sandy ocean floor and a water temperature around 52 or 54 degrees Fahrenheit.
It was about 12:40 p.m. and they had been on the water for two hours.
"We were about 48 inches deep when ...
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08/31/2013 - Nick Kennedy - California

31-Aug-2013
USA
California
Butterfly Beach, Montecito, Santa Barbara County
Swimming
Nick Kennedy
M
Foot bitten
23h00
Salmon shark

R. Collier
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10/24/2013 - Anthony Joyce - Australia

ACTIVITY: Surfing

DATE: Thursday October 24, 2013
LOCATION: The incident took place in the Tasman Sea at South Narrabeen Beach, New South Wales, Australia.

NAME: Anthony Joyce

ENVIRONMENT: South Narrabeen fronts the busy Pittwater Road.
Narrabeen is best known for the world famous North Narrabeen break, breeding ground of some of the world's best surfers, including world champions. It is also the site of numerous local, national and international events.

INJURY: Extensive injuries to right ...
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11/12/2013 - Shaun Daly - Australia - No Injury

Teen surfer tells of shark encounter

A 19-year-old surfer says a shark that nudged his surfboard about 50m off Trigg beach simply "had no fear" and was out to attack.

Shaun Daly was surfing off the beach for about an hour when about 3pm he decided to take a break and sit on his board to let the current take him out further.

Mr Daly, a former crayfish diver, said within two minutes of sitting ...
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11/22/2013 - Andrew Gardiner - Oregon - No Injury

Maine surfer who survived shark attack: ‘There are animals out there that can eat you’

Two Maine surfers were catching waves off the coast of Oregon when they came face to face with death, in the form of many people’s worst nightmare: a shark.

“We were chillin’ in the moment, taking it all in,” 25-year-old Andrew Gardiner of Eliot said. “And I just felt this hard knock to my board. It’s kind of indescribable. Usually ...
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11/23/2013 - Unknown - AUSTRALIA - No Injury

Bodyboarder fends off shark at Rotto

A bodyboarder had a close encounter with a 3m long shark at Rottnest Island earlier today.

According to the Department of Fisheries, the bodyboarder pushed the shark away while swimming in Fish Hook Bay about 11.30am.

The species of shark is not known.

Two hours earlier, the department reported a "large white shark" sighting at Salmon Bay.

A Surf Life Saving WA spokeswoman said the Westpac Surf Life Saving ...
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02/21/2013 - Male - Hawaii

Date and time: Feb 21; 2013 6:00 PM
Location: Maui, Ka'anapali, Honokowai, approx 100 yards from shore
Activity: Surfing
Water clarity: Clear
Water depth: est 6 ft
Victim: confidential
Lacerations to right leg. Reef shark, species and length unknown.

Source: hawaiisharks
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01/21/2013 - Paul Marshallsea - Australia - No Injury

British tourist grabbed shark by tail to save bathers

Paul Marshallsea wrestled shark away from people playing at the edge of the sea near Brisbane in Australia

Shark in Australia

A Briton on holiday in Australia grabbed a shark by its tail and tried to drag it away from people playing at the edge of the sea.

The man, named as Paul Marshallsea, was on a beach north of Brisbane in Queensland when a siren ...
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12/25/2013 - Loic - New Caledonia

Snorkeler Bite by Bull shark

Loïc, 37, was bitten in the leg by a shark yesterday morning at 11 o'clock to the beach 500 franc note, Hienghène.

He was just swimming with friends when the shark bit him.

He was evacuated to CHT Gaston Bourret, but his life is not in danger.

" It was I who was at home and not the reverse , "said Loïc.

Hienghène The mayor also announced a ban on ...
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