kids encyclopedia robot

Bethany Hamilton facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Bethany Hamilton surfing (sq cropped).jpg

Bethany Meilani Hamilton (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional surfer. She is known for surviving a 2003 shark attack in which her left arm was bitten off. She returned to professional surfing.

She wrote about her experience in the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board. In April 2011, the feature movie Soul Surfer was released. Hamilton was born in Lihue, Hawaii.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Bethany Hamilton Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.