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Surfer survives shark attack by punching it in the face

Jeff Horton, an ex-boxer living in Hawaii, survived a shark attack by landing several good punches on the animal, which caused the shark to spit out his surfboard and swim away.

GoPro Hero camera lost at sea, found by spear-fisherman (video)

Kitesurfer Jens Knof lost his brand new GoPro Hero in the water while on vacation in the Dominican Republic. Two and a half months later, a spear-fisherman found it. All was intact, including the footage.

Surfer's dead naked body washes up on beach

San Diego - A surfer's dead naked body washed up on a beach in San Diego, California, and was covered in shark bites after mysteriously drowning.

Humboldt surfer fends off shark with bare fists

Eureka - A surfer, Scott Stephens, was hospitalized after he survived a shark attack by fending off the beast with punches to the head. Stephens dealt the shark blows after it gripped him in its teeth and pulled him underwater off the North Jetty, Humboldt.

Shark kills surfer off South Africa's East Coast

Pretoria - A swimmer has died at a notorious beach on the South African East Coast, after being attacked on his surfboard by a Zambezi Shark.

Photo of surfer riding endangered sea turtle sparks outrage

Honolulu - Pro surfer Jamie O'Brien created a firestorm of controversy and condemnation from residents of Hawaii, environmentalists and animal activists after a photograph was posted online showing the surfer 'riding' an endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle.

Shark kills Australian bodyboarder

Dunsborough - An Australian man has died after being attacked by a shark while paddling on his bogey-board at Sugar Loaf Rock In Bunker Bay.

Australian surfer dies from shark attack

Western Australia hasn't seen a fatal attack at the surfing area known as Boneyards in more than twenty years, that changed today.

Shark jumping over surfer caught on video

New Smyrna Beach - Sharks patrolling the waters off the Florida coast is not an uncommon sight but seeing a shark jump a surfer is a first for an Orlando photographer who was filming an action video of another surfer when he heard a voice exclaim "Dude, did you see that?"

Surfer Killed in Shark Attack Off South African Coast

A 25-year-old South African man has been killed in a shark attack off the country’s Southern Cape coast. Gerhard van Zyl, 25, is the region’s first shark attack victim in 20 years and the first fatal victim in South Africa this year.

Australian Surfer Saves Drowning Kangaroo

An Australian man who saved a panicked baby kangaroo from certain death by drowning has become a media sensation. Meet Neil McCallum, a business speaker turned celebrity who just happened to be in the right place at the right time.

Shark Gives Surfer A Free Ride Tuesday In Australia

John Morgan of Bryon Bay, Australia claims that a shark towed his surfboard out to sea when it got entangled in his surfer's leg rope. The 51-year-old surf shop owner compared the 170-foot ride to being towed by a jet ski.

Teen Surfer Attacked by a Sea Lion

13 yr old surfer, Ella Murphy, was attacked by a sea lion while surfing behind a speedboat off the west coast of Australia.

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World champion surfer and musician Tom Curren
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