One surfer recounts his horror of breaking his leg while a seal was “attacking” the waves.
Nathan Phillips, 42, felt his leg hit the back of the leg it was attached to after his shin snapped in half.
At that time he was being harassed curious sea creatureswas pulling the cable that ties Nathan to the board.
“I dodged it—I think it was just playing around—but the wave crashed into me and sent my board up my shin. I just started screaming in pain.”
Nathan was dragged to the shores of Portthleven, cornwallby his companions.
The 6’2″ surfer added:
“It was very painful and I had to wait longer for an ambulance after I couldn’t get in.”
Thousands have flocked to the fundraising page to help keep him alive.Self-employed Nathan plans to become a father for the second time in the coming weeks.
One friend said, “He’s such a good guy, we just wanted to do what we could to help him.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/21614207/man-attacked-by-seal-broke-leg-cornwall/ I was ‘attacked’ by a seal while surfing and broke my leg – broke my shin in two