The Western Australia man who stunned Australia by surviving an attack by two great white sharks has done something even he thought was impossible - becoming a Paralympian.
Sean Pollard, 26, lost an arm and a hand wrestling his way out of the shark's jaws while he was teaching his girlfriend how to surf during a trip off Esperance in 2014.
"It's such a surreal situation to be in a shark attack," he told 7 News.
Mr Pollard lost his left arm, right hand and a chunk off his leg and was extremely lucky to survive.
"It was completely life changing," he said.
Now Mr Pollard is is facing the slopes of Korea and will compete in the snow board events at the Paralympic Winter Games next month.
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"I never dreamed of competing at the Paralympics, It just kind of fell into place and I'm so happy to be going," he said.
He had only seen snow for the first time in 2015 when he jumped on a snow board while on holidays and it took off from there.
"The skills from surfing and skate boarding kind of cross over well with snow boarding," he said.
"Learning how to live life with a prosthetic hook, I've had to try a lot of things to live the life I do - I wasn't afraid to fail."