In Australia, an 18-year-old guy jumped into a crocodile-infested river to impress his girlfriend.
Lee De Paauw was hiking with his girlfriend, Sophie Patterson, and started bragging about swimming in the river, despite the alligators there. Sophie didn’t think he was serious. Unfortunately, he was serious.
Lee jumped in the river. It didn’t take long for the crocodiles to sense him – and attack.
Realizing he was in trouble, Lee swam to the riverbank and tried to escape the water. He couldn’t get out because the crocodile had him by the arm.
He managed to free himself by punching it on the snout and in the eye.
Sophie explained that “it all happened very fast” and that “there was splashing and screaming” as well as “a lot of blood” and “a lot of bone.”
Lee ended up with a serious arm injury – and Sophie is standing by her man. The two plan to see a movie together … once he’s released from the hospital. (Metro)