Mick Fanning on shark culling and why he no longer needs to 'man up'


When you've fought off a great white shark on live TV, life as you knew it will never be the same

Take it from the only person who knows: 34-year-old Australian surfer Mick Fanning, who made international headlines when he was attacked by a four-metre great white on July 19 at Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. In Sydney to accept GQ Sportsman of the Year last night and looking razor sharp in a Zegna tux, Fanning has learnt to relax under media scrutiny - even though he was already a three time world title champion before the attack, the attention he got then is nothing to what he attracts now. READ MORE