FATAL – 23 July 2012 – Trois-Bassins, Reunion island – surfer attacked

Trois-Bassins surf spot on Reunion – the scene of a fatal shark attack on a surfer on Monday 23 July 2012.

Reports with few details say Alexandre Rassica, 22, a resident of La Reunion, died from his wounds after a shark bit through his leg while he was surfing at popular surf spot Trois-Bassins, on Reunion island.

According to media other surfers managed to bring him to shore but were unable to resuscitate him after he suffered a cardiac arrest.

He was surfing 100 metres offshore when the attack took place on Monday morning 23 July 2012.

No other details were reported.

Sources:
Reuters
Transworld Surf

PIC source:
Magic Seaweed

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2 Comments on “FATAL – 23 July 2012 – Trois-Bassins, Reunion island – surfer attacked”

  1. Mike Says:

    Reunion, Port St Johns, Western Australia…..what’s going on in these areas? Unprecedented number of fatal attacks in these hotspots.


  2. nice waves ,sorry to hear about the attack..


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