Biography - A Short Wiki
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Bethany is an American professional female surfer who started competing at the age of eight. Her career was almost cut short In 2003 when she was attacked by a shark. The attack left her with a severed left arm, which had to be amputated. After her recovery, she went back to surfing, a sport she loved since childhood. She released her autobiography in 2004, and later in 2011, a film based on her autobiography was released, directed by Sean McNamara. Besides surfing, she has appeared on numerous TV shows as a guest. She also has a new movie called Unstoppable, which is based on her struggles and family happiness.
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Bethany started her surfing career at the age of eight and competed in the Rell Sun Menehune event, which was held in Australia, coming in the first position. In 2002, she competed in NSSA Open Women’s Division held in the USA coming position one. In 2004 and 2005, she competed in NSSA National Competition, wherein both years she was the champion.
Family and Personal Life
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Bethany was raised in a Christian faith foundation and attended church services every Sunday with her parents. Through a mutual friend, she met Adam Dirks in 2012, who was a youth pastor at the time. The two started a relationship that led to their engagement in 2013. Their engagement was soon followed by their wedding on 18th August 2013, which was held on Kauai. In 2015, they were blessed with their firstborn son Tobias followed by their second-born son Wesley in 2018. Bethany loves keeping pets and has two shar-pei dogs, which she has named Kombucha and Hanalei.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Adam Dirks|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Bethany Meilani Hamilton|
|Age (as of today)||32 years|
|Date of Birth||February 8, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Lihue, Hawaii, USA|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||60 kg, 132.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$3 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bethany Hamilton's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Bethany Hamilton weighs 60 kg. Being born on February 8, 1990, translates to an age of 32 years as of todays date (November 29, 2022).
Whatever your situation might be, set your mind to whatever you want to do and put a good attitude in it, and I believe that you can succeed. You are not going to get anywhere just sitting on your butt and moping around.Bethany Hamilton
One arm might handicap me a little in competition, but I just work with what changes I know I have to make, and I’m pretty used to it now. It mainly depends on the wave conditions… I only get half the waves everyone else rides, so mine have to be good!Bethany Hamilton
Besides surfing, I play tennis, volleyball, I swim, I run hills, or I do high-intensity, high-interval workouts. I’m up at 5 A.M. every day.Bethany Hamilton
Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of.Bethany Hamilton
I believe in Jesus Christ, and I believe He gave me the passion and determination to continue surfing. You fall off the horse, and you get back on. I had to go for it.Bethany Hamilton