Paddington, just from reading your winney posts you could never handle a situation like this.
Thankfully this guy is going to be ok and it seems like he chose to fight instead of panic.
Good on him. PJB can take a lesson from him.
I wonder if it is a jump in activity or if every little nibble just gets that more attention thanks to the information age that we live in. Scary stuff sells. Thats why there is always bad news on TV.
^^^ This, not only is the interweb a big reason (too much access to info), but also, this happens EVERY summer, when the water heats up and everybody and their mother gets in the water, it increases the odds of a bite happening. This is nothing new ppl, summer time = warm / hot water = more sharks + more people = more bites.