The check of Roxi Maui Professional with which the World Surf League in Hawaii, it was abruptly suspended, simply earlier than the semifinals, as a consequence of a shark assault on an newbie surfer who was within the space.
Three hours earlier than the beginning of the aggressive day, the authorities warned the organizers that a person in his 50s and who was within the space had suffered an assault by a shark within the leg, which in flip brought about him to drowning on the mouth of a river. He was taken to hospital after being revived on the identical shore, the place they noticed the chunk marks.
Instantly, within the occasion of a herd of sharks, the match was suspended instantly and they’re engaged on a brand new date for its restart, both on this identical space, Honolua Bay, or in one other the place there are not any such animals.
If not resumed, the title, by which the Australians Tyler Wright Y Sally Fitzgibbons They began off as the nice favorites.
There will likely be no competitors on the Maui Professional right this moment following a shark incident involving a leisure surfer this morning at Honolua Bay. The WSL is working with authorities and our ideas are with the sufferer of this incident. The Maui Professional is on maintain till additional discover. pic.twitter.com/AGZSkF7wKZ
— World Surf League (@wsl) December 8, 2020