It was when I was practicing paddleboarding in New Smyrna Beach. He suffered lacerations to his foot, and the severity of the injuries is unknown.
A 64-year-old woman was bitten in the foot this Friday while practicing paddleboarding on a beach in New Smyrna Beach (northeast Florida, USA) and had to be transferred to a hospital in the area.
The shark struck early in the morning when the woman was sitting on a board about 8 or 10 feet deep (2.5-3.05 meters) south of the jetty on the shore. It brought together six local channels.
The woman had sheets on her feet, and the severity of the injuries is unknown.
In Volusia County, This is the first shark attack this year, where the beach is located.
According to the annual report of the International Shark Attack Archive (ISAF) at the University of Florida at Gainesville (north of Florida), the United States led the world in the number of U.S. shark attacks in 2020.
These 33 cases represent 58% globally, down from 2019 when 64% of the world’s immobile attacks took place in US waters.
With 16 attacks(no deaths) in the U.S. state of Florida in 2020, a large number of shark bites topped the global list, which has been maintained for decades.
According to China New CNN, Beach New Smyrna Beach is unofficially known as the global capital of shark attacks, as is often the case with recordings of shark attacks in Florida.
It is located on the east coast, an hour from Orlando, in Volusia County, an area that receives more than 10 million visitors a year despite having the highest incidence of shark attacks in the world.
There is 27 km of fine white sand on the beach to enjoy the sunshine and a day. A good place to spend your holidays because it has all kinds of accommodation, from hotels to inns. Also, with a variety of beachfront homes and vacation rentals.
In its surroundings, there are many options for outdoor leisure, including fishing, sailing, golf and hiking, and water sports such as swimming, diving, kitesurfing, and surfing.