"See you soon, great warrior," said the El Salvador Surf Federation.
"I did what anyone would have done," he said. "The shark was latched onto her leg. I just jumped into the water."
The victim was brought to shore by other surfers who had fought off the shark but died of his injuries at the scene.
Carmen Lopez has only been surfing for a few months, but with the help of her coach Lucas Garcia, she wants to compete in the upcoming World Adaptive Surfing Championship in California and, in 2024, the Paris Paralympics.
The Billabong Pro Junior Series in Ballito this weekend highlighted the disparity, when the men's winner walked away with twice the prize money of the winning woman.
The final “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” trailer dropped on Wednesday (see below), and its mysterious surfing scene has us stoked.
Cape Town has the most spectacular surfing beaches, perfect for beginners and more advanced surfers.
‘I’m about to die. I’m literally about to die.'
A British surfer claims to have escaped a shark attack in Australia by punching it in the face. Charlie Fry, a British doctor