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Shark takes chunk out of surfboard

Left with a couple of bloody scratches and a huge chunk missing from his surfboard, Australian surfer Stephen King was knocked off his surfboard by a shark.

"Just as I was taking off, just jumping up, there was just a bang from the side," King told Channel Nine. "I went cartwheeling through the air and then there was just thrashing beside me."

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In another report, as Western Australia is gripped by fears of shark attacks — there have been four fatal shark attacks in Western Australia in the past 14 months — a journalist writes about dipping a nervous toe in the water.

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