A surfer mauled by a ‘monster’ Great White shark on South Australia’s west coast is fighting for his life in hospital.
The surfer, named as Chris Blowes, 26, was about 350 yards offshore at Fishery Bay in Port Lincoln National Park.
Shocked witnesses saw an 18 foot great white shark swimming away with the surfer’s leg and a surfboard in its jaw.
He was among a group of about a dozen surfers in the water about 9.45am when the shark struck.
Fellow surfer Glenn Lugg had just exited the water when he saw what he described as a “massive” great white shark, he estimated to be about 6m in length.
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