Australian surfer Mick Fanning, who made international headlines for fighting off a shark with his bare hands, is also a super nice bloke.
The three-time world champion has donated the A$75,000 he received from an interview to a fellow shark attack victim. He earned the money by sitting down with Channel Nine’s current affairs program 60 Minutes to talk about his near-death attack at the J-Bay Open in South Africa.
He spoke of the moment the shark approached him on his board, and went in for the kill. Fanning punched the shark in the side, and was then dragged from the water by a jet ski. The dramatic moment was televised, and Fanning won worldwide praise. Read more…
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