Mar 13 2013
A British man who received worldwide attention for wrestling a shark away from kids on an Australian beach has been sacked from his job as a result. When Paul Marshallsea, 62, made the daring rescue at Australia’s Bulcock Beach in Queensland in late January, he was actually on sick leave from his job in Great Britain. Marshallea and his wife, Wendy, work for the Pant and Dowlais Boys & Girls Club, a children’s charity in the town of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, but they took a two-month break from their jobs, claiming work-related stress. [Continue Reading]
And just like that humans defy the laws of what we think is possible. If I’m this dude I just shrug my shoulders and say what can you do about it? The dude was cheating the system and paid the piper. Here’s how I look at it; would you have rather gotten fired because you made the news you got your wiener stuck in your zipper at the airport? No. You’d rather be fired for wrestling a shark. That’s legit.
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