Speculation, horror, daze, disbelief have rattled our world of surfing in the last 24 hours.
Was it a shark encounter or a shark attack? Was it the bright colored board that attracted the curiosity of the Great White? Was there one or were there two sharks?
Amidst this murky land of what ifs, one thing is for sure. Mr. White Lightning is safe and out of trouble. Regardless of who comes out on top at the end of this year, it will clearly be Fanning’s time to celebrate.
The surf community has come alive online, expressing comic relief, gratefulness and blessings for the life and safety of our hero. Here are some of the best from the last 24 hours.
1. Bull vs Fanning coming up next
2. Borrowing ain’t a crime
3. The “Shark Whisperer” does his thing
6. South African waters.
7. Shark Rider
8. World Shark Boxing Champ
9. How to punch a shark
10. Autograph please?
11. Chuck Norris who?
12. Ultimate hero
14. Super hero Mick
15. Release date, coming soon.
16. Why not start a #Kickstarter campaign to build a 50 feet golden statue of the man?
17. Because he is the most Interesting Man in the world
18. Otherwise known as “White Lightning”
Seen any that are not on this list? Add them on below or better still, make your own using the Meme Generator .