After Years Of Tragic Shark Attacks, Surf Competition Returns To Reunion Island — And A CT Event Could Follow - Stab Mag

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Reunion Island last hosted a CT event in 2005. Between 2011-2019, the island saw 27 shark attacks — 11 of which were fatal. With that situation seeming to calm down, a large-scale surf event was held at St. Leu earlier this month. Here's Mathis Crozon, competing in said event. Photo: FFS/WSL

After Years Of Tragic Shark Attacks, Surf Competition Returns To Reunion Island — And A CT Event Could Follow

“We compete at J-Bay and Margarets where there’s the same problem.” -Johanne Defay

Words by Paul Evans
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