Olympic dreams

by admin on July 22nd, 2018

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Shark attack survivor Sean Pollard is aiming to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics. The Bunbury local survived the attack at Kelps Beds beach near Wylie Bay.Two years after being mauled by not one but twoGreat White Sharks, resulting in the loss of both arms,surfer Sean Pollard is gunning to attend the 2018Winter Paralympics.
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Mr Pollard’s mother, Kylieis calling on thecommunity to rallybehind the surfer-come-snowboarder’s latest athletic undertaking.

The Bunbury local was attacked while surfing off at Kelps Beds beach near Wylie Bay,Esperance in October 2014.

He was flown to hospital by the Royal Flying Doctors Service and had his life miraculously saved.

A number ofbystanders on the beach were creditedwith providing vital first aid which saved Mr Pollard’s life.

By a stroke of luck anoff-duty paramedic on holidayfrom Albany was ableto assist at the scene and wasintegral in saving Mr Pollard’s life.

Ms Pollard wrote in the bio on the GoFundMe page that Seanhas always been a keen, talentedathlete and this past winter has been working with theWinter Paralympics development squad.

“He has excelled in snowboarding and this has led to an invitation to participate in elite level events across the world,” Ms Pollard writes.

The funds will beused to cover flights, accommodation and equipment to enable Seanto compete in events leading into the 2018Winter Paralympics.

To donate to Sean’s cause visitgofundme南京夜网/2ruaavy4

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