Kiama shark attack: Man says bull shark was like 'a sledgehammer in the leg'

Andrew Pearson
Updated February 17 2018 - 11:15am, first published 8:57am
Adam Hoare at home with his daughter April, 3, on Friday morning. The 35-year-old was injured (inset) during a shark incident at Kiama on Thursday. Main picture: Adam McLean
Adam Hoare at home with his daughter April, 3, on Friday morning. The 35-year-old was injured (inset) during a shark incident at Kiama on Thursday. Main picture: Adam McLean

A Kiama man who was knocked off his feet and injured by a shark has told how his two young children were swimming in the same spot only minutes earlier. 

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.