Bethany Hamilton was home-schooled during middle school and went to Port Richmond High School for all of her years of high school. She is from Kauai, Hawaii, and has been surfing since she was 4 years old.
Bethany Hamilton is a professional surfer who was attacked by a shark at the age of 13 and lost her left arm. After that, she went right back to surfing and learned how to surf with only one arm. She wrote an autobiography about her life story, and she also started an organization to help and encourage shark attack survivors and amputees. Her story has inspired many people around the world.