Kite Surfer Stranded In The Sea Fight Sharks To Survive for Two Days

Kite Surfer Stranded In The Sea Fight Sharks To Survive for Two Days

Riyadh : Saudi Arabia | Mar 07, 2012 at 8:48 PM PST
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Jan Lisewski a Polish professional kite surfer survived for two days eating energy bar while defending himself from red sea sharks in the coast of Saudi Arabia.

In his journey to cross the Red Sea from El Gouna to Dubai using his Kite surfing equipment went wrong after a strong blow of wind.

Lisewski stranded for 40 hours before rescued by Saudi Arabian coast guard. Jan survived with no water and exhaustion.

In his story he saw a fisherman's ship on the first day pulled the safety rocket bu never saw it. The second night he fought red sea sharks through his knife and survived from the 11 hungry sharks. he said "I was stabbing them in the eyes, the nose and gills," Lisewski told the Polish state news agency PAP.

He was blessed that he survived with his only knife that was given to him by his brother whom he usually does not carry and his energy bar.

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