“I Was Lucky To Be Attacked By A Great White”

Glenn Orgias lost a hand after he was bitten by a great white shark while surfing at Bondi Beach.

'I was lucky to be attacked by a great white,'' says Glenn Orgias, who last February was dragged beneath the Bondi rollers by a 2½-metre white pointer. At 7.30 on an overcast evening, Orgias was paddling for a wave in the centre of Australia's most famous beach when he felt a tugging on his left arm. He thought it was a surfer jostling for position. ''I thought another surfer had grabbed me and was trying to stop me getting the wave,'' the 34-year-old says. ''Then in a split second it all … [Read more...]