At 13, surfer Bethany Hamilton survived a vicious shark attack in which her entire left arm was bitten off below the shoulder. It seemed like all her hopes of becoming a professional surfer were dashed but eager to get back in the water, Bethany was hitting the waves a mere four weeks after the incident. Within two years, she had won her first national title and went on to win several others in recent years. Bethany is involved with numerous charities including her own, “Friends of Bethany” and is also a health & fitness expert, providing regular tips on her website for how to live a healthier life. She is a wife and mother, and one of the best professional female surfers in the world.