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Professional Surfer/Professional Badass Punches Out Shark As It Attacks (Video)

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Professional Surfer/Professional Badass Punches Out Shark As It Attacks (Video)

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Sharks have been in the news a lot lately, from a spate of attacks in North Carolina, to the rescue of a Great White in Massachusetts this month. But this video of professional surfer Mick Fanning, one of the top ranked surfers in the world, fending off an attack from a shark in Australia during a competition is pretty hard to beat in terms of terrifying close-calls.

“I was just sitting there and I felt something just get stuck in my leg rope, and I was kicking trying to get it away,” Fanning said after the brush with death.

“I just saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth,” he added that he “I punched it in the back.”