Shark Bite Victim Talks About Life After the Attack

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(KUSA)  One month ago a 16-year-old boy from Colorado Springs was on vacation with family when he became Victim Number Two of seven people attacked by sharks along the North Carolina coast.

Hunter Treschl is now recovering at home in Colorado Springs.

When the rain started falling at the Oak Island beach in North Carolina, Hunter says he was ready to leave. So, he dipped into waist-deep water to wash off the sand when shark came up and took off his left arm on June 14.

The Colorado Springs teen does not remember much from the attack. He didn’t see the shark coming. He says he didn’t really feel too much pain.

“I think I was pretty calm honestly, surprisingly,” Hunter said.

He was calm but aware of what had just happened. He believes a bull shark, about 7-feet long, bit him.

“I knew even lying on the beach. I knew that my left arm was gone,” Hunter said.

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