Bethany Hamilton

"I'll be surfing till I'm old"- Bethany Hamilton

Childhood

Family: Thomas R. Hamilton, Cherilyn Hamilton, Noah Hamilton and Timothy Hamilton
Born: February 8, 1990, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii

Lived: Lived in Hawaii all her life

Age 8: 1st real swim competition

Age 9: 1st real sponsorship

Age 10-12: Moving up in raking, sponsored by Angel eye wear and Gallaz shoes

Bethany's Postive Attitude

Outlook on life

Bethany's faith in God helped her over come to tradety she endured

She thought of this as more of a challenge then a a stop sign