A surfer being airlifted to hospital after a vicious shark assault retains his spirits up with a “Sharkie track”
Surfer Phil Mummert was out browsing yesterday when a white shark determined to activate him and go on the assault, after the primary chunk was the dude’s surfboard, the second, third and fourth lunges struck his legs, taking extreme chunks out of them.
Mummert was saved from loss of life by strangers who have been additionally browsing at Bunker Bay in Western Australia as they swam in the direction of the shark and bashed on their boards to distract the killer shark.
After dragging Phil to shore, and holding the badly eaten legs collectively, to cease the lack of blood, emergency companies have been known as who shortly arrived on the scene because the surfer wrestled with the ache, fearing he would lose his legs.
The shark reported being round 5 metres lengthy in measurement and from the white shark household – clearly had a big mouth and massive chunk as photos taken on the scene demonstrated the massive chunk of the surfer’s board.
Medic’s known as for an air ambulance, fearing an excessive amount of lack of blood would quickly trigger lack of life regardless of the makes an attempt to stem it, and because the helicopter landed medics have been in whole shock when the browsing dude burst into track with ” Shark a doo-doo, Shark a doo- doo”
One of many rescuing occasion stated: “I couldn’t imagine it, right here was a person, badly attacked by a shark with blood gushing from his legs and he bursts into track!”
“Whether or not it was concern, I suppose we are going to by no means know however he continued singing the identical track all the best way to the hospital”
All ended nicely on the hospital as surgeons weren’t solely capable of stabilise life but in addition guarantee Phil’s limbs have been saved regardless of lots of of stitches.
In the meantime, his companion who was him on the time of the assault is interesting for the rescuing strangers to return ahead as she shared her reduction on social media.
“Simply wish to let everybody know that Phil is doing okay! He was bitten by a shark at Bunker Bay this afternoon and received a couple of chunks taken out of his leg! I truthfully don’t know the way an individual can see a complete stranger getting attacked by a 5m nice white shark and swim TOWARDS to save lots of him so we’re past grateful to everybody that helped save Phil’s life! So fortunate that Phil received away along with his life and limbs and past fortunate that we reside in such a form and caring neighborhood. Should you or anybody have been one of many guys that helped out right now please ship me your contact particulars! So grateful for everybody who carried him to shore and for those that held his leg collectively for half an hour whereas ready for the ambulance. THANK YOU from the underside of our hearts ♥️ thanks thanks thanks We’ve been flown to the hospital and simply ready for him to get stitched up. Phil’s doing nice and nonetheless singing shark do do do do do do”