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Drone Captures Paddleboarder Gliding Over Great White Shark

11 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

An aerial drone captured on video a harrowing moment when a paddleboarder glided directly over top of a great white shark near California’s Manhattan Beach, completely unaware that the animal was there. The video was captured by noted professional sports and lifestyle photographer Bo Bridges, News.com.au reports. Bridges is known not only for photos of

Fisherman defends his action after shark bite incident ignites controversy

A South Bay fisherman is defending his actions amid growing anger directed at pier anglers, following Saturday’s shark bite incident in Manhattan Beach that shocked surfers and swimmers.

Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened.

Human Attack Victim: 'The Taste of Coconut Sunscreen Almost Killed Me!'

MANHATTAN BEACH, California-- A great white shark out for a leisurely swim in open water got the surprise of its life when a human attacked it, sickening it with its offensive sunscreen lotion. "I was swimming in open water as I always do during the warm summer months when I bumped into this rubber raft thingy," said the great white shark. Show More Summary

Surfers, PETA Blame Fishermen for Shark Attack

Fishing from the Manhattan Beach pier is strictly prohibited through the end of July 8, and possibly much longer, while the City Council decides whether or not fishing played a role in the July 5 shark attack near the pier that sent a long-distance swimmer to the hospital with moderate injuries. Show More Summary

SHOCK VIDEO>>> Idiot Fishermen Cut Shark Lose & Laugh As It Bites Manhattan Beach Swimmer

A 10 foot long great white shark, hooked by a fisherman and fighting for its life, took a bite on a distance swimmer in the waters off the Manhattan Beach Pier today. But here’s the rest of the story from … Continue reading ?

Manhattan Beach extends pier fishing ban after shark incident

Manhattan Beach officials have extended a temporary ban on fishing from the city’s pier for two months, after a swimmer was bitten by a shark during the Fourth of July weekend.

After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier.

Video: Swimmer bitten by 7-foot great white shark off California coast

11 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

Photo: Mimi Miller via KTLA On Saturday, July 5, a swimmer was bitten by an "agitated" great white shark near the Manhattan Beach pier, south of Los Angeles in Southern California. The man was bitten in the torso and sustained chest lacerations from the bite on his right side, and a broken artery in his right thumb. But he did survive. Read the rest

There’s No Reason to Thank God After He Nearly Killed You

50-year-old Steven Robles was lucky he didn't die over the weekend. He was swimming in Manhattan Beach in Los Angeles when a seven-foot-long great white shark somehow broke free from a fishing line and ended up biting Robles on his torso:

California Shark Bite Victim: 'It Locked Into My Chest...I Was Like, This Is It'

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Steven Robles was an hour into his regular weekend swim off some of Southern California's most popular beaches when he came face-to-face with a great white shark. The 7-foot-long juvenile had been trying toShow More Summary

Great White Shark Attacks Long Distance Swimmer in Manhattan Beach, California (Video)

11 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

There are a number of reasons why you’ll never see me going for a long-distance swim in the Pacific Ocean, the first two being that I’m way to lazy to go for long-distance swims and I don’t live anywhere near the Pacific Ocean. However, there’s also a third reason. And that third reason is, obviously, […]

Swimmer Recounts July 4 Attack by Agitated Great White Shark off Manhattan Beach: VIDEO

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The weekend's biggest shark story took place on July 4 in Manhattan Beach, California, where a distance swimmer was attacked by a Great White shark which had become agitated after struggling at the end of a fisherman's line for more...

Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator

A long-distance ocean swimmer who was attacked by a great white shark at Manhattan Beach over the weekend said he stared the predator in the eye as it sunk its teeth into his chest before finally releasing him.

California shark bite victim feared for his life

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Steven Robles was an hour into his regular weekend swim off some of Southern California's most popular beaches when he came face-to-face with a great white shark.

Shark bite exposes uneasy coexistence between fishermen, beachgoers

The weekend biting of a long-distance swimmer by a great white shark exposed an uneasy coexistence between fishermen and beachgoers at Manhattan Beach Pier.

Manhattan Beach Shark Attack: Onlookers Laughed As Shark Attacked The Victim? [Video]

11 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Yesterday, The Inquisitr had reported about a shark attack at Manhattan Beach pier. The attack caused grievous injury to a man who is believed to be a middle aged cross country swimmer. While the person has been declared out of danger, the circumstances under which the shark attack happened seems to be brewing controversy. Adding

Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says

The fishermen who hooked a great white shark in Manhattan Beach on Saturday were trying to guide the fish to deep water and away from swimmers when it bit one, one of the fishermen said Sunday.

Fishermen not 'chumming' on pier before shark attack, witness says

A great white shark that bit a swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday was not attracted to the area by chumming, according to an aquarium director who witnessed the incident.

Swimmer bitten by shark off Manhattan Beach describes ordeal

A swimmer who was attacked by a shark near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday described the incident in terrifying, saying “I felt the shark biting into me and I thought this is it.”

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