“It looks like it’s going for my leg and it’s changed its mind,” Matt Wilkinson said of the terrifying video.
But Mick Fanning still went on to win his next two heats.
Mick Fanning's mother said the ad "brings back a lot of trauma for everybody who has been attacked by a shark."
Because surfing isn't just a day at the beach.
"This man came to my aid."
"I just saw fins. I was waiting for teeth."
After refusing to pull down a story he believed needed to be told, he quit Surfer Magazine and launched The Inertia, a site
5. Bethany Hamilton The little girl who lost her arm in a shark attack is all grown-up -- and she's just as inspiring as
While surfing (like most sports) can be a transcendent unifier, it has also developed an astoundingly ironic and nuanced culture. To a large extent, surf culture thrives on divisiveness.