Paul de gelder might not have served the same country as i did, but he is a brother through his time in serving a nation standing for freedom and the beautiful strength of individual rights it's long been my goal to take this blog overseas so i will say i'm proud of this particular project in a way that's completely unique. Paul de gelder, who appears throughout the 30th anniversary celebration of @discovery's annual summer sensation #sharkweek, once survived a deadly attack by a menacing bull shark #onthevillage. Hunter treschl and paul de gelder both lost limbs to sharks while swimming in the ocean. By paul de gelder 190 early one summer's morning, i was taking part in an australian navy counter-terrorism exercise, swimming on my back through the waters of sydney harbor. An elite australian navy diver who lost two limbs in a horrific shark attack that changed his life, paul de gelder now inspires others to overcome obstacles and champions shark conservation.
Home / a&e / he lost two limbs to a shark, but paul de gelder is still swimming he lost two limbs to a shark, but paul de gelder is still swimming the guys hauled me into the boat, and i was. 1,102 likes, 100 comments - paul de gelder (@pauldegelder) on instagram: “shark week giveaway only 11 more days until @sharkweek and i have more prizes get your answers. Personal statement released on behalf of the family of paul de gelder on behalf of the family we would like to report that our son and brother, paul de gelder was injured in a shark attack on. Paul de gelder joined the royal australian army as a paratrooper in november 2000 at the age of 23 looking for a better life as a teenage he had run rampant with his friends involved in drinking, fighting and stealing but knew this was no type of life.
I first heard about paul de gelder when he appeared on the jason ellis show on siriusxm radio, and i was immediately fascinated by his story he was a wonderful interviewee and his sense of adventure and good humour really shone through and turned me on to him right away. Paul de gelder, poses on sydney harbour on november 13, 2013 in sydney, australia motivational speaker, author and navy reserve, paul de gelder, 36, lost both an arm and a leg when he was attacked by a male bull shark during an anti-terrorism exercise working as a navy clearance diver with the royal australian navy in sydney harbour in february 2009. View paul de gelder’s profile on linkedin, the world's largest professional community paul has 5 jobs listed on their profile see the complete profile on linkedin and discover paul’s connections and jobs at similar companies.
See more of paul de gelder page on facebook log in or create new account see more of paul de gelder page on facebook paul is awesome he totally save s fish and seals and stuff what a fish august 16 february 11 see all dive beneath the surface of a world wide scandal we are so excited to share the official trailer for #. The latest tweets from paul de gelder (@pauldegelder) ex aussie army paratrooper navy clearance diver shark attack survivor author-#notimeforfear asnsponsored motivational speaker & tv presenter in la based california, usa. When australian navy diver paul de gelder suffered from a shark attack, he lost the usage of two limbs, including part of his right arm and his right leg from the knee down although the experience was horrific, de gelder now says that confronting the aftermath of the shark attack has made him a better man.
4,115 likes, 73 comments - paul de gelder (@pauldegelder) on instagram: “opening someone's mind to a new world of possibilities is one of the best feelings ever tune into” tune into @discoverychannel tonight for the. For a person with a massive fear of sharks, life as a navy clearance diver doesn’t seem like an obvious career choice but nothing is obvious about paul de gelder’s path through life. Today is world suicide prevention day i am a suicidologist and psychiatrist from bc children's hospital in vancouver, canada i am paul de gelder, an ex-australian army paratrooper, australian navy clearance diver, bull shark attack survivor, motivational speaker and adventurer ama and my career as a daredevil navy clearance diver. Yet for paul de gelder such a seemingly impossible feat is reality, thanks to a positive mindset and inspiring fearlessness, both when it comes to new life challenges and the shark that took two of his four limbs. From rebel, drug dealer and strip club worker to adventurer, soldier, fitness enthusiast, navy diver, shark attack survivor, top motivational speaker and mentor to schoolkids across australia, paul de gelder is an exceptional young man.
Paul de gelder wants to make it clear: it’s not just about the shark, ok from childhood delinquent and drug dealer to snoop dogg’s back-up rapper and elite navy diver, de gelder has crammed much into his 37 years. Paul de gelder, craig o'connell and joe romeiro recall their first encounters with sharks while floating out at sea. A thank you to everyone that helped in my recovery did you know if you come here often, you should tell us (and the whole world, really) about yourself in the bio section of your profile. Paul de gelder chased adventure wherever he could find it from his wild ride as a hoodlum teen and his drug-and-alcohol-fueled stint working in a strip club to hauling his way up to the elite echelons of the australian defence forces first as an army paratrooper and then as a navy clearance diver.
Paul de gelder is an incredible inspiration paul has led a colourful life, one filled with adventure, hard work, enthusiasm and determination surviving a shark attack in 2009, paul took his life to a whole new level. Paul de gelder joined the royal australian army as a paratrooper in november 2000 at the age of 23 looking for a better life as a teenage he had run rampant with his friends involved in drinking. Ronda rousey's shark diving trainer, paul de gelder, survived an attack in 2009 (discovery) while de gelder was worried his past experience would spook rousey, she wasn’t fazed by the warning. Los angeles – with an eye for adventure and a spirit for patriotism, paul de gelder worked his way up through to the elite echelons of the australian defense forces as an army paratrooper and.
Wearing a wetsuit and fins, paul de gelder rolled over the edge of a dinghy and into the cold water of sydney harbor it was an unseasonably chilly morning in february 2009, and as he turned onto. Shark attack survivor paul de gelder tells the story of how he lost an arm and a leg to a bull shark shark after dark live is part of the shark week 2014 lineup.