Sentimental yet sardonic (booster17) wrote,
Sentimental yet sardonic

Can You Get This Shark Off My Leg ?

A diver with a shark clamped to his leg left the sea, drove to a surf club and asked a lifeguard: "Can you help me get it off?"

Luke Tresoglavic, 22, was snorkelling when he was bitten 300 metres from the beach north of Sydney. He swam ashore with the shark's razor-sharp teeth embedded just below his knee.

Luke said: "A couple of people tried to help me, but I could not remove it. So I got in my car and drove to the clubhouse."

Lifeguard Michael Jones flushed the 2ft wobbegong shark's gills with fresh water, forcing it to loosen its grip on Luke's leg, which had 70 needle-like punctures.

  • random writing return

    This feels weird. a) back on LJ (for god knows how long) b) actually being in a writing mood c) writing something I've never written before d)…

  • And we're off...!

    So far, Writerconuk can be summed up as: Furniture 2 Kazzy_cee 0 And this is all before the cocktails.

  • Things To Do Before Attending Writerconuk

    1) Thank ningloreth, the rest of the committee and the hotel very much 2) actually book the hotel 3) pay for writercon 4) panic 5) panic some more 6)…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.