Shark attack surfer: “It was fight or flight”

Two days after professional surfer Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark in full view of crowds of spectators and cameras, the Australian said he is now dealing with the mental trauma of the experience.

The 34-year-old was attacked by the shark as he competed in a professional surfing competition in South Africa at the weekend, but incredibly managed to fight the shark away. Speaking of the attack, Fanning said it was a moment of “fight or flight”.

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