Pro surfer and 3x world champ Mick Fanning fought off a great white shark during the #JBayOpen final and somehow walked away with just a bit leash. Thankfully he is OK, competition has been suspended and this is certainly one of the craziest scenes to play out during a LIVE sports broadcast. Get more from the World Surf League on this scary event.

Posted by Network A on Sunday, July 19, 2015

Surfer fights off shark attack during competition in South Africa

Pro surfer and 3x world champ Mick Fanning fought off a great white shark during the #JBayOpen final and somehow walked away with just a bit leash. Thankfully he is OK, competition has been suspended and this is certainly one of the craziest scenes to play out during a LIVE sports broadcast.

The aftermath interview:

Mick shark story.

Exclusive interview with Mick Fanning following the #JBayOpen shark attack.

Posted by World Surf League on Sunday, July 19, 2015

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