When South Carolina resident Will Krause launched into a spearfishing journey over the summer time, he by no means anticipated a enjoyable and sun-filled journey would lead to a near-death expertise.
The Greenville resident took to Fb Thursday to share the harrowing particulars of the second a 7-foot reef shark charged at him, attacking his head and neck.
“This Thanksgiving, I am grateful (greater than ever) for God’s kindness & safety over our household,” Krause started. “[Three] months in the past (Aug 20, 2018), I survived a shark assault to the pinnacle whereas spearfishing within the Abacos. I used to be 25 ft beneath the floor when the 6-7 ft Reef Shark struck the again of my head & neck.”
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With assist from his shipmates, Krause mentioned he “miraculously escaped with a number of stitches, some gnarly scars, & a viral GoPro video.”
A video of the occasion, which had greater than 300,000 views on YouTube as of Wednesday afternoon, was captured by Krause’s shipmate, Zach Shipp, The Charlotte Observer reported. Shipp will be heard yelling “Shark! Shark! Shark!” within the video as he breaches the water moments after seeing the assault first-hand.
“I used to be pleading with the Lord: Not proper now, not but,” Krause not too long ago recalled to ABC’S “Good Morning America,” including he distinctly remembers “the sound of the crunch of my head, which isn’t a nice sound.”
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Krause, who additionally advised the information station he was surrounded by his personal blood following the incident, mentioned the expertise has “shift[ed] [his] perspective.”
“It would not take a shark assault to acknowledge God’s generosity & intentionality in our lives,” he wrote, partly, on Fb. “Might this Thanksgiving level you NOT simply to the truth that you’re blessed, however to the One who’s giving the blessing.”
Will Krause didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark Wednesday afternoon.