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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
1Gave 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.
2Release 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 Surfer2011performer: "Fire Within" / writer: "Fire Within"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer2011creative consultant: surfing / creative surfing consultant

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer2011book "Soul Surfer"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heart of a Soul Surfer2007Documentary short producer

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer2011stunts

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable2018Documentary filmingHerself
BYOB: Bring Your Own Board the Movie2017DocumentaryHerself
Mulheres do Mar2016TV SeriesHerself(2016)
Home & Family2014-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Current2014/IIDocumentary short
The Amazing Race2014TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2003-2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Dolphin Tale 22014Herself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story2014DocumentaryHerself
The Current: Explore the Healing Powers of the Ocean2014DocumentaryBethany Hamilton
Stars in Danger: The High Dive2013TV SpecialHerself - Contestant
The Biggest Loser2012TV SeriesHerself
MAKERS: Women Who Make America Video Archive2012TV Series documentary shortHerself
17 Kids and Counting2011TV Series documentaryHerself
A Deeper Shade of Blue2011DocumentaryHerself
Le grand journal de Canal+2011TV Series documentaryHerself
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber2011TV Series
Made in Hollywood2011TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHerself
46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Tavis Smiley2011TV SeriesHerself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2010TV Series
Headline Attacks2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Down the Barrel2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Heart of a Soul Surfer2007Documentary shortHerself
Walking on Water2007DocumentaryFeatured Surfer
Rip Curl Girls in Epic Malibu2005Video documentary short
Richard & Judy2005TV SeriesHerself
Naked Science2005TV Series documentaryHerself - Teen Surfer
Today2004TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 20042004TV SpecialHerself
35th Annual GMA Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Good Morning America2003-2004TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Anderson Cooper 360°2003TV SeriesHerself
20/202003TV Series documentaryHerself - Surfer (segment "Shark Attack")
Switched!2003TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Surfer2011Herself (uncredited)

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


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