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Bethany Hamilton

Biography

American surfer who became well-known for ongoing to compete professionally following losing her still left arm to a 15 foot tiger shark when she was 13. She made an appearance as herself in the 2014 film Dolphin Story 2. She started participating in browse competitions at a age and gained her initial event at age eight. She composed an autobiography known as Spirit Surfer: A GENUINE Story of Beliefs, Family, and Fighting with each other to REUNITE on the Plank that was modified in to the 2011 film Spirit Surfer. She’s two brothers called Timothy and Noah Hamilton, and she wedded Adam Dirks on August 18, 2013. She and Adam welcomed their initial child, a kid called Tobias, in June 2015. She was portrayed by AnnaSophia Robb in Spirit Surfer in 2011.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bethany Hamilton
Date Of Birth February 8, 1990
Place Of Birth Lihue, HI
Height 1.8 m
Weight 64 kg
Profession Surfer
Nationality American
Spouse Adam Dirks
Children Tobias Dirks
Parents Cherilyn Hamilton, Thomas R. Hamilton, Bethany Hamilton, Adam Dirks
Siblings Noah Hamilton, Timothy Hamilton
Awards Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award
Nominations Best Female Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award
Movies Dolphin Tale 2, Soul Surfer, Heart of a Soul Surfer: The Bethany Hamilton Story
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 25, a son named Tobias Dirks on June 1, 2015 weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz., and measured 21 inches long. He was "named after his great grandpa Tobias, meaning 'the goodness of God'". Child's father is her husband, Adam Dirks.
2 Release of her book, "Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family and Fighting to Get Back on the Board" by Bethany with Sheryl Berk and 'Rick Bundschuh'.
3 (August 18, 2013) Married her boyfriend of a year Adam Dirks following a 4-month-long engagement.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer 2011 performer: "Fire Within" / writer: "Fire Within"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

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Soul Surfer 2011 creative consultant: surfing / creative surfing consultant

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer 2011 book "Soul Surfer"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heart of a Soul Surfer 2007 Documentary short producer

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer 2011 stunts

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable 2018 Documentary filming Herself
BYOB: Bring Your Own Board the Movie 2017 Documentary Herself
Mulheres do Mar 2016 TV Series Herself(2016)
Home & Family 2014-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
The Current 2014/II Documentary short
The Amazing Race 2014 TV Series Herself - Contestant
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Herself
Inside Edition 2003-2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Dolphin Tale 2 2014 Herself
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2014 TV Series Herself
Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story 2014 Documentary Herself
The Current: Explore the Healing Powers of the Ocean 2014 Documentary Bethany Hamilton
Stars in Danger: The High Dive 2013 TV Special Herself - Contestant
The Biggest Loser 2012 TV Series Herself
MAKERS: Women Who Make America Video Archive 2012 TV Series documentary short Herself
17 Kids and Counting 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
A Deeper Shade of Blue 2011 Documentary Herself
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber 2011 TV Series
Made in Hollywood 2011 TV Series Herself
The Daily Habit 2011 TV Series Herself
46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Tavis Smiley 2011 TV Series Herself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 TV Series
Headline Attacks 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Down the Barrel 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Heart of a Soul Surfer 2007 Documentary short Herself
Walking on Water 2007 Documentary Featured Surfer
Rip Curl Girls in Epic Malibu 2005 Video documentary short
Richard & Judy 2005 TV Series Herself
Naked Science 2005 TV Series documentary Herself - Teen Surfer
Today 2004 TV Series Herself
The Teen Choice Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself
35th Annual GMA Music Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
Good Morning America 2003-2004 TV Series Herself
The Early Show 2004 TV Series Herself
Anderson Cooper 360° 2003 TV Series Herself
20/20 2003 TV Series documentary Herself - Surfer (segment "Shark Attack")
Switched! 2003 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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Soul Surfer 2011 Herself (uncredited)

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#Quote
1 I can't change it, That was God's plan for my life and I'm going to go with it.


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