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Shark attacks trans-Atlantic rowing boat

Updated: March 10, 2006, 2:55 PM ET
Associated Press — Dec. 23, 2005

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A 12-foot shark attacked the boat of a New Zealand team competing in a trans-Atlantic race on Tuesday, rocking the vessel and leaving the rowers "shell shocked."

"We were really scared," rower Tara Remington said on the Team Sun Latte Web site. "It was so aggressive and persistent, for a while we wondered if it would ever stop."

The shark battered the boat for 15 minutes, forcing Remington and teammate Iain Rudkin into the well of the 24-foot Woodvale ...

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