Tune in Thursday at 10 p.m. It didn't take me long to get there, but I just got there. Vidant Medical Center will hold the news conference at 1 p.m. Friday where we will hear from Paige Winter and her family, the surgeon and team of medical professionals that have been caring for her as well as hospital officials. "And then I was like, I don't know what to do,'" she added. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). A high school student who survived a shark attack nearly 2 weeks ago on the Crystal Coast will speak to the media for the first time on Friday. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Doctors said today that Winter should complete physical therapy and rehabilitation within six to twelve months. Dr. Eric Toschlog, chief of trauma at Vidant, said there are no additional surgeries planned for the teenager and they anticipate her to be discharged to rehabilitation early next week. But she’s lucky to be alive, her doctors and her father say. Paige Winter, her family recall dramatic shark attack and rescue with details of recovery over the last year originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com, PHOTO: Charlie Winter looks at his daughter Paige Winter on the same beach where she survived a shark attack. "It really helps to know that I'm not alone in this situation and there are other survivors of shark bites that have been sending me some love and that really helps.". "Providers and staff continue to comment on the strength and resilience of Paige and her family. (Charlie Winter), PHOTO: Paige Winter stands using a walker after she recovered from a shark attack in 2019. Surgeons were forced to amputate her left leg above the knee and conduct multiple surgeries to repair her hands after she was savaged by a bull shark while swimming on June 2. Toschlog believes a bull shark attacked WInter. ", 911 dispatchers received frantic calls about the shark attack, with witnesses saying Winter's leg was "almost gone." A TEENAGE girl who lost her leg and several fingers in a horrific shark attack last month smiled this week as she left hospital. After Charlie Winter got out of the Marine Corps, he became a firefighter and paramedic, because he said, "I wanted her to be proud to go to school, and say what her dad did for a living. Winter noted that Saturday is World Oceans Day, and asked everyone to get involved to "protect and preserve our oceans and all the life in it. "I just heard Anais say, 'Paige, what are you doing?'". It's been over a year since Paige Winter lost her leg and part of her hand from a bull shark attack off the coast of North Carolina in which her father fearlessly jumped to the rescue.