Travis Kauffman heard how the practicality behind him, turned around and stood eye to eye with a ungpuma. It was only three metres away and attacked him then, bet stuck in the wrist Travis and pulled him over the arms and in the face.
later tells Kauffman in an interview with Sky News about how he, against all odds, managed to survive the attack.
– One of my worst fears came true, "he says," but my fear turned in a kampreaktion, " he says.
, and Travis tried with sticks and a stone to remove the animal from themselves. He finally succeeded in brotta down the puma and held it with his foot against the neck until the animal was strangled.
Then he met the other runners helped him to the hospital.
that the story is much bigger than he himself (178 centimeters and 70 kilos) and he had an unlikely turn as survivors.
"I ought to buy lottery tickets," says Travis Kauffman.