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Surfer attacked by shark during televised competition

Three-time surfing world champ Mick Fanning had to fight off a shark during a televised surfing
competition Sunday.

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.

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