Adam Strange described as a beloved father, loving husband,and son was mauled by a great white shark at Muriwai Beach in New Zealand, Adam is survived by his wife Meg and their toddler daughter.
THE FAMILY ARE GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A GLORIOUS FATHER, HUSBAND AND FRIEND. WE ARE IN DEEP SHOCK AND ARE TRYING TO CONTACT OVERSEAS FAMILY MEMBERS SO DISCRETION AND PRIVACY WOULD BE APPRECIATED UNTIL THE FAMILY ARE READY TO MAKE ANY FURTHER STATEMENTS.
This was the statement released by Adam Strange distraught family who can’t recover from the loss of this amazing man.
Adam had been swimming from Maori Bay to Muriwai Beach, 200 hundred meters from shore. about 1:30 p.m when he was attack by a white shark measuring approx.. 14ft. long, witnesses near by watched in horror as the shark pulled Adam from the surface several times.
“We don’t know whether he hit it, but it rolled off and disappeared.”
“All of a sudden… we saw the shark fin and next minute, boom, attack him then blood every where on the water,” he said.
He called 111 while his mate ran to get help.
“He was still alive, he put his, head up, we called him to swim over the rock to where we were.
“He raised his hand up, and then while he was rising his hand up we saw another attack pull him in the water.
“He came back up, his head was on the water… then we notice he was already dead.”
“I don’t know if they got the shark, killed the shark or not.”
three more sharks were seen close to the spot Adam was attacked, when police in an inflatable boat and other in helicopter fired about 20 rounds to the sharks so they could retrieve the body.
In 2009 Adam Strange was awarded with a crystal Bear award for his 2008 short film Aphrodite’s Farm, Adam began his path into the business as a Graphic designer and at director, he began to make television commercials since 1995. He worked for Silverscreen for ten years, but he also worked in Malaysia, Thailand, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Spain, London and the unites States.
Adam Strange leaves behind his wife Meg and their two year-old daughter Indigo.