INJURED — <16 August 2006 — North Coast, Oregon, US — surfer attacked

A brief report appeared on KREM 2 News on 16 August saying a surfer, Bob Martin, of Liberty Lake, was on the mend of after being bitten “three weeks ago” on the thigh while surfing “about a thousand feet offshore”.

The report said he was bitten by a Great White on the north coast of Oregon. The exact site and time and date of the attack is not reported.

According to the report rangers on the beach said it was the second shark attack of the summer. There were no further details.

KREM quotes Martin as saying: “I was paddling, catching a wave, moved up on the board and something hit me from behind.” He said he never saw the shark.

There were no other details in the report.


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