VIDEO OF THE DAY: Dolphin Attacks Junior Surfing Champion, Breaks Surf Board
By O'Neill Surfing // September 29, 2016
13-year-old Jed Gradisen ESCAPES INJURY
ABOVE VIDEO: A teen surfer describes his encounter with a dolphin who dove at him, forcing the Team O’Neill surfer to abandon board.
(O’NEILL SURFING) – Thirteen-year old Jed Gradisen, Western Australian surfer on Team O’Neill, was enjoying an afternoon of solid swell with his mates at one of their favorite spots when Jed snapped his board on a heavy wave.
Paddling back out on a borrowed board Jed and his mate see a pod of dolphins heading straight for them.
This is not an uncommon sight in this area. Jed’s dad was filming Ben (Jed’s brother) on a wave but what happens next was completely unexpected.
The dolphin’s nose went straight through the board, Jed was able to react just in time to get out of the way.
Luckily both Jed and the dolphin seem to be doing fine.
ABOVE VIDEO: Looped video of the dolphin attack
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