Three-time surfing world champ Mick Fanning had to fight off a shark during a televised surfing
Fanning, 34, was not harmed, officials said, but video of the incident shows some tense moments
as viewers wondered what was happening.
The attacked happened during the 2015 J-Bay Open heat in South Africa.
The Australian surfer was in the water holding his board when television viewers first caught
a glimpse of a fin poke out through the water. Then the shark suddenly attacked him.