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Man attacked by dolphin near Gracetown

  • Andrew was paddle boarding when he saw a school of dolphins herding fish
  • He approached the dolphins when one jumped and knocked him off his board
  • The ordeal was all caught on camera and Andrew said the dolphin ‘got him well’ 

A stand-up paddle boarder got a shocking surprise when he was pushed off his board by a dolphin in Gracetown, West Australia. 

Andrew, 54, saw the dolphins swimming in a wave herding fish.

He paddled toward them on his paddle board when one jumped and knocked him off his board and into the water. 

Andrew saw the dolphins swimming in a wave herding fish in Gracetown, West Australia

One of the dolphins jumped out of the water and knocked Andrew off his paddle board

One of the dolphins jumped out of the water (left) and knocked Andrew off his paddle board (right)

The ordeal was caught on camera and the dolphin can be seen turning it’s back on Andrew before knocking him off his board. 

‘One of them for some reason decided to jump out of the water and took me out quite well,’ Andrew told 7News.

‘Hats off to him, he connected with me really well.’  

Andrew is pictured in the water after being knocked out 'quite well' by the dolphin 

Andrew is pictured in the water after being knocked out ‘quite well’ by the dolphin 

 

 

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