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.
Full Name Bethany Hamilton
Date Of Birth February 8, 1990
Place Of Birth Lihue, HI
Height 1.8 m
Weight 64 kg
Spouse Adam Dirks
Children Tobias Dirks
Parents Cherilyn Hamilton, Thomas R. Hamilton, Bethany Hamilton, Adam Dirks
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
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.
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'.
(August 18, 2013) Married her boyfriend of a year Adam Dirks following a 4-month-long engagement.