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I foil with Junebug and have had my share of fish encounters. Broken 2 foils wings hitting rays that i saw in the water right before I hit them and have been randomly ejected numerous times running into other mysterious fish I didn’t see, some which I assume were sharks.
I was foiling one time on back of breaking waves outside detached sandbars from the beach and was ejected and didn’t give it much thought till back on the beach I saw bite marks on top and bottom of my fuselage. I assume in the murky turbulent water a lurking shark instinctively went after the foil thinking it was a ray or fish.
Kited with Stephen Schafer in Stuart Fl day before he died of the shark bite sadly.
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- Local Beach: Belmont Shore (Long Beach CA)
- Favorite Beaches: Waddel Creek
- Style: Foil, waves
- Gear: Surfboards and 2016 Moses 550/325
- Brand Affiliation: None
Loved that GreenTurtle post of the
Bullshark getting it right down the gullet. I hope Spiro ate it and I hope it was nice and tender. Holy Shizzx I am never ever kiting East Coast. That thing makes a big whopping GW Shark look docile. No apologies to any Shark Huggers out there either. This is war, I need every single appendage and don't want them bitten off. I'm with Kelley on this one. That thing was pure evil, it would have killed Spiro for sure.
Right, I'm off to have a nice big bowl of shark fin soup now, tata!
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