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wedge shark attack

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Created by spot1 > 9 months ago, 23 Oct 2010
spot1
WA, 1586 posts
23 Oct 2010 8:52PM
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liam was attacked by a shark at wedge this avo receving multiple punctute wounds to the lower leg he will be fine but no kiteing sunday its a long drive to the joondalup health care campus

default
WA, 1255 posts
23 Oct 2010 8:57PM
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Wow, a day for sharks!

A small bronzy or something?

Speedy recovery Liam!

waveslave
WA, 4263 posts
23 Oct 2010 8:59PM
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Was Liam kiting at the time of the attack ?

diginoz
WA, 316 posts
23 Oct 2010 9:01PM
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WTF what time i this happen

gruezi
WA, 3460 posts
23 Oct 2010 9:12PM
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Lucky boy, and a brave one too........get well very soon bud.

spot1
WA, 1586 posts
23 Oct 2010 9:24PM
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Kip
WA, 13 posts
23 Oct 2010 9:40PM
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Liam was bitten by a small 4-5ft shark in shallow water.
49 puncture wounds !! and a few stitches. Speedy recovery mate.
BTW he was also stung by a bee on the way to wedge ! ouch

ApatheticEnd
WA, 995 posts
23 Oct 2010 9:52PM
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Unlucky mate. Heal up quick.

e0422713
WA, 964 posts
23 Oct 2010 10:40PM
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who was the guy who said it was more likely to be killed by a bee than a shark.
Pranoid DH

the walks
WA, 434 posts
23 Oct 2010 10:53PM
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waveslave said...

Was Liam kiting at the time of the attack ?


Just back from hospital, as shark bites go he's a lucky lad, after watching it all being cleaned out and stitched a ****ing brave one to, thanks to spot 1, kip and the staff at joondalup health campus.
He slipped off his strapless surfboard in the shallows while turning to go back out, felt a tug on his leg and saw the bronzey
before he new it his kite was in the water and the noah had gone, very lucky to be close to shore.

AKSonline
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23 Oct 2010 11:07PM
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WOw,

Liam had a tougn run of luck. Lucky he taste bad and the shark spat him out.

Get well quick. Some sweet bragging rights back at school. The only kid in school to have shark bite scars. High School chicks dig scars Lol!

See you on the water soon Liam.

DM

xtortya
WA, 320 posts
23 Oct 2010 11:09PM
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Get well soon! Between this, the great white at leightons and jaws on tv.....feeling a little un easy about kiting tomorrow.

tightlines
WA, 3002 posts
23 Oct 2010 11:26PM
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Geez bad luck Liam hope you have a speedy recovery so you can get back on the water soon and get them gybes sorted.
Obviously your old man must have been on his tt or strapped otherwise he would have been floundering around heaps and got bitten instead

ApatheticEnd
WA, 995 posts
23 Oct 2010 11:37PM
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Those scars are going to get you so much tail. Use your new power wisely.

the walks
WA, 434 posts
23 Oct 2010 11:45PM
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tightlines said...

Geez bad luck Liam hope you have a speedy recovery so you can get back on the water soon and get them gybes sorted.
Obviously your old man must have been on his tt or strapped otherwise he would have been floundering around heaps and got bitten instead


Gold just the front strap at moment, this surfing thing takes some time to learn

Jr Walks
WA, 284 posts
23 Oct 2010 11:51PM
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Well home now.
Great day up until the shark.

Thanks to Jeff, Ian and the wonderful nurses and doctors in the emergency room.

Back in the water on the 3rd if theres no problems with the recovery

SlicerDicer
179 posts
24 Oct 2010 4:15AM
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some guy in Kallliiiforrrnia was not so lucky.. amputated leg and he died. Was in news yesterday.

hope you have speedy recovery..

SaveTheWhales
WA, 1412 posts
24 Oct 2010 9:45AM
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Jr Walks said...

www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=5262674&l=b9c7cdf606&id=686943075

Well home now.
Great day up until the shark.

Thanks to Jeff, Ian and the wonderful nurses and doctors in the emergency room.

Back in the water on the 3rd if theres no problems with the recovery


You are officially "FLAME PROOFED" from any HTFU comments ever again by Seabreezers
Speedy recovery dude

FOT
WA, 57 posts
24 Oct 2010 10:25AM
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****e, extremely lucky looks like the shark wasn't interested after he took a nibble!!

How far in were u when he grabbed you? Two of us were kiting a few kms south of wedge, assume you guys were coming up the coast??

spot1
WA, 1586 posts
24 Oct 2010 10:32AM
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ok this is just after we dumped the kite off him got him to the car and not knowing how bad it was ....warning there is blood and a lot of the swearing #%@*&^


Poida
WA, 1621 posts
24 Oct 2010 10:34AM
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that looks scary!
see you back in the water soon
r u getting any tv news coverage?
they might need to bleep out some of the audio, hehe

Joey
WA, 15 posts
24 Oct 2010 11:44AM
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Holy crap, best wishes Liam, get well soon, J & C

SlicerDicer
179 posts
24 Oct 2010 11:52AM
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spot1 said...


ok this is just after we dumped the kite off him got him to the car and not knowing how bad it was ....warning there is blood and a lot of the swearing #%@*&^



Yikes on the video that looks painful but at least in good spirits about the whole thing.

puppetonastring
WA, 3601 posts
24 Oct 2010 12:04PM
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ApatheticEnd said...

Those scars are going to get you so much tail. Use your new power wisely.


Amen! to that. Wisely & often as possible. [}:)]
So glad to see you still laughing even at the time.
(and so glad we are all able to laugh with you)
Liam - u R da man !!
Now with the stamp of approval.

(hope ur mum recovers sometime too)

pearl
NSW, 899 posts
24 Oct 2010 3:12PM
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That video is great. Classic ozi footage. "What happened? I got bitten by a shark" That could be sold to one of those dodgey current affairs shows. You deserve a new kite out of it.

BOOST
WA, 92 posts
24 Oct 2010 2:38PM
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Liam,
All the best mate.
Just think you will never need another chat up line again.

"Hi,
My name is Liam
I kite, and I have shark bite scars.
Your place or mine."

Looks like we will have some show and tell at Mullers for the BBQ.

bingles
WA, 363 posts
24 Oct 2010 3:31PM
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The 22 stiches i got in me ear yesterday after board met head doesnt even freakin rate now! Was supposed to be at wedge this week end but had to do a wedding - not sure which choice would have been appropriate in hindsight Fark mate - get well soon!

SaveTheWhales
WA, 1412 posts
24 Oct 2010 3:52PM
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should have sold that as exclusive footage to the tv stations & bought a new kite

INfiniDIE
WA, 478 posts
24 Oct 2010 5:18PM
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Nah don't sell it to Current affairs, you know that Tracy Grimshaw will turn it into something against kiters the stupid slag...

diginoz
WA, 316 posts
24 Oct 2010 6:45PM
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bingles said...

The 22 stiches i got in me ear yesterday after board met head doesnt even freakin rate now! Was supposed to be at wedge this week end but had to do a wedding - not sure which choice would have been appropriate in hindsight Fark mate - get well soon!


Allways wear a hat then silly boy. As a bite can get you laid,but a clumpy old ear well ( a wayne rooney lookalike no chance )

dusta
WA, 2825 posts
24 Oct 2010 7:08PM
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no wonder there were ****all kiters out at wedge today

good to hear the kid is ok


where abouts at wedge did this happen ?



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