Episode 162 of The Fighter and The Kid podcast. This week the guest is Paul de Gelder, a former Australian Paratrooper and Navy Diver. In 2009 while on a training exercise he was attacked by a Bull Shark . It ended up taking his hand and later he had to have his damaged leg amputated. Despite this he served another three and a half years in the Navy, instructing other soldiers.
Paul de Gelder now travels the world as a motivational speaker, passionate environmentalist, and mentor to school kids. He talks with the guys about the attack, how life has changed for him, and his involvement with Shark Week.
Originally Published: June 27, 2016
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