5-10 fatalities per year in Australia alone, over 100 serious injuries and more than 450 minor. Taxpayer funded research that has been going on for decades totalling millions of dollars is not saving these people and they’re not all surfers by any means.
Something needs to be done, the Government needs to step up and protect these people.
I suggest brave men in extra thick double-pluggers are deployed when and wherever storm clouds appear and armed with kites with copper string they should catch and kill the lightning before it can harm any one else.
Shark photo pinched without permission from the incredibly talented Justin whose instagram feed @ahh_lose_money is a sight to behold.