Shark mauls surfer off southwest Australia, injuring legs

There are reports a person has been bitten by a shark

A man in his 30s has been bitten by a shark near Gracetown in Western Australia's South West, with organisers temporarily suspending the nearby Margaret River Pro global surfing competition.

Bertoldo says the man was treated on the beach by paramedics before he was flown by helicopter 250 kilometers (160 miles) to a hospital in the city of Perth.

Alejandro Travaglini, 37, had surgery for injuries to both legs after he was mauled at Cobblestones beach just before 8am, and remains in a stable condition at Royal Perth Hospital.

The Margaret River Pro surf event involving Kiwi Paige Hareb has resumed despite a nearby shark attack.

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Beaches along WA's southwest region remain closed after two surfers were attacked in separate incidents.

"After discussing with local authorities, the water safety team and surfers, the WSL commissioner's office has chose to resume competition for the Margaret River Pro at Main Break at 10.40am, following a one-hour hold prompted by reports of a shark incident at Gracetown - approximately 15km away from the event site", a spokeswoman said.

In that instance, friends used the rope from the victim's board as a tourniquet and gave him first aid until emergency crews arrived from Margaret River within six minutes, according to a St John Ambulance spokesman.

The attack happened around 15km away from where round-two women's heats of the Margaret River Pro were being held at Main Point. "There was a lot more thrashing around".

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Speaking after the attack, that left bite marks to the bone on his leg, Mr Longgrass said he slapped the water in a bid to scare it off.

Jovic said he saw the man catch a wave "which he managed to body-surf all the way in".

"The safety of our surfers & staff is a top priority".

"It was a large shark and from the way it was behaving, it would have been a white pointer". Chris Boyd, 35, was killed at nearby Umbies surf break in 2013.

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All three were surfers.

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