Are you one of those people who can’t go surfing without thinking about sharks? Or maybe you suffer from that totally irrational ‘there’s a shark in the swimming pool’ sensation? Then you might not want to go surfing in these places.
Last year, 72 people were attacked by sharks, 10 of which were fatal.
However, when you compare this to the number of people killed by dogs last year (364 in the USA alone) it does put it into perspective. Plus when you look at the number of sharks killed by humans per year, it’s off the chart.
The map above from the International Shark Attack File shows the sharkiest regions on the planet. We’ve narrowed it down to the most shark-infested surf spot around. Watch your feet…