Hawaii surfer fights off 10-foot shark, suffers bite on foot

VIA – WASHINGTON POST

Hawaii surfer fights off 10-foot shark, suffers bite on foot

 

By Associated Press, Published: April 3

HONOLULU — A 28-year-old surfer suffered injuries on his left foot after he says a 10-foot-shark bit him off Oahu’s North Shore.

Joshua Holley was paddling Tuesday when he felt something on his foot.

Honolulu lifeguard operations chief Jim Howe tells the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://bit.ly/HRHflZ) the shark came up to Holley, bit him and let go, and then bit him again.

He says Holley fought off the shark with his surf board and got a good look at it. Holley believes it was a tiger shark.

Howe tells Hawaii News Now (http://bit.ly/Hfebr9) Holley was treated on the beach before being taken to Wahiawa General Hospital.

Holley is due to have minor surgery Wednesday…

 

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/hawaii-surfer-fights-off-10-foot-shark-suffers-bite-on-foot/2012/04/03/gIQAZsKJuS_story.html

 

 

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