July 20, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Former world champion surfer Mick Fanning of Australia survived a shark attack live on television.
Fanning was competing at a World Surf League competition at Jeffrey's Bay in South Africa when the shark attacked.
He survived the attack unscathed, at one point punching the shark.
Fanning was badly shaken after the shark encounter saying he would be happy never to compete again.
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