10 Of The Worst Accidents To Ever Occur At SeaWorld



Jonathan Smith

Back in 1987, two orcas managed to grab a hold of Jonathan Smith, who had less than one week of training experience with the whales. They dragged him across the pool. He survived, thankfully, but suffered ruptured kidneys, a lacerated liver, and multiple cuts across his body.

John Sillick

In 1987, John Sillick, a trainer at SeaWorld, was attacked by the killer whale Orky, who somehow managed to fracture his vertebrae, femur, and his pelvis while the man was riding on the whale’s back.