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					Bethany Hamilton

        Survivor Surfer
Birthplace & Dates of Life

   February 8th, 1990
   Kauai, Hawaii
   1990-still living
Early Childhood

  Learned how to surf when she was 5
  First time on a surfboard was when
   she was 8 months old
  Entered many surf competitions
Middle Childhood & Early
Adult Life
 • October 31, 2003 was
   attacked by a shark
 • Still entered surfing
   competitions after the
   attack
 • October 5 2005 her book soul
   surfer was published
Family Life

  All of her family surfs
  They cheer her on in competitions
  Two brothers Noah and Timmy
Obstacles She Had to Overcome

  Had to learn how to do regular
   things with one arm
  Had to learn to surf with one arm
  Lost 70% of her blood
Accomplishments & Awards

  2004 ESPY award for the best
   comeback athlete
  2004 teen choice awards courage
   award
  Various surfing competitions
Why She is a Hero

  Didn’t let anything stop her from
   surfing
  She’s a very good surfer
Why I Think She is a Hero

  Very brave
  Didn’t let anything stop her from
   doing what she loves
  Has a lot of courage
  She is an amazing surfer
Other Facts
 Sponsored by Rip Curl
 Learned how to peel an orange by
  holding it between her feet
 Featured all over the media

				
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