Julian Wilson not fazed by shark scares at Margaret River Pro

  • Surfers rushed onto waterskis after sighting
  • Four-foot shark believed to be a juvenile

Surfing star Julian Wilson has praised the new safety measures at the Margaret River Pro after being plucked from the water during a shark scare on Tuesday. The Australian was 13 minutes into his semi-final against Kolohe Andino when they were rushed onto water skis after a four-foot shark was sighted by a drone.

It was the second time in the morning a shark interrupted a heat, with the semi-final between Lakey Peterson and three-time world champion Carissa Moore also put on hold.

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