Who is Simon Nellist?
Simon Nellist, 35, is considered a British citizen. A great white shark attacked him in Sydney, Australia. On Wednesday afternoon, he was attacked by a four-metre-long shark at Buchan Point, near Little Bay, east of Sydney, while training for charity sea swimming. The annual Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim, which was scheduled to take place this Sunday, has been canceled due to a shark attack. This event provides funding for swimming lessons for children with disabilities.
In the first fatal attack in nearly 60 years, a shark killed Simon Nellist just 150 meters off the shores of Buchan Point, near Sydney’s Little Bay.
Simon is considered an experienced sea swimmer and diver. He grew up in England where his family lives. He is engaged to an Australian woman. According to reports, he worked as a diving instructor.
How was Simon Nellist attacked by a great white shark?
After the horrific incident, the remains of a British expat were found in the water on the afternoon of Wednesday, 16 February 2022. When the shark rushed in shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, eyewitnesses said they heard the victim desperately calling for help. The Great White “attacked vertically” before pushing the man’s body out of the water.
According to expert Lawrence Chlebeck, a terrifying shark rushed and attacked Simon Nellist in a wetsuit. Great white sharks most likely confused swimmers with seals.
According to local MP Michael Daley, the 35-year-old man was a regular swimmer in the hot bay.
One of the swimmer’s desperate friends, Della Ross, told the source: “Everything connected to Simon is connected to the sea.
“The news hit us like a truck because he was one of those people who made this planet lighter.
“He loved the water and he loved diving.”
Fisherman Chris Linto said: “A man was swimming and a shark came and attacked him vertically.
“We heard the scream and turned around. The car seemed to have fallen into the water. There was a big splash of water, sharks were chewing on their bodies, and there was blood everywhere.
“It was really bad.”
Another eyewitness spotted Simon swimming across the bay in a wetsuit while fishing.
He claimed that the swimmer was right in front of him when the shark dragged him into the water.
The man said, “At first, I screamed, but as I went down, there was too much water.
“The shark will not stop.” According to the frightened man, the attack lasted several seconds.
He continued, “It was terrible. I’m trembling. I keep vomiting. very, very angry
“He went down for a swim enjoying the day, but the shark took his life.”
Rescuers on jet skis and boats arrived at the scene and searched for the swimmers. They found human remains in the water along with fragments of wetsuits,
Witnesses were shocked when a 15-foot great white shark attacked a swimmer.
🚨 Confirmed victim of deadly great shark attack in Australia.
Simon Nellist was killed yesterday (Wednesday, 16 February) by a shark off Little Bay in eastern Sydney for the first time in 59 years.
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