Surfer Bethany Hamilton revealed in an Instagram video on Oct. 17 how she is expecting her third child with husband Adam Dirks.
Bethany and her two kids, Tobias, 5, and Wesley, 2, can be seen playing around in the ocean at their home in Kauai, Hawaii.
The 30-year-old holds her pregnant stomach while sitting on a surfboard. Next, she and her kiddos walk across a log, which has “Tobias,” “Wesley,” and “?” written across it.
The remainder of the video reveals Bethany’s family life — which includes Tobias surfing and Bethany snuggling up to Adam on the beach.
When Bethany was just 13-years-old, she was attacked by a tiger shark while she was surfing with a friend. She lost her arm in the attack but was determined to get back into the ocean, and began surfing just a month later.
Back in 2004, Bethany released the book Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board.
And in 2011, it was adapted into a movie, starring AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany, while Bethany did all of the actress’ stunt surfing in the film.
Bethany has released a total of nine books, her most recent being the children’s book, Unstoppable Me.
Prior to revealing her third pregnancy, Bethany praised her husband, Adam, in an Instagram post.
“I choose him everyday. I believe love can be a choice beyond just a ‘falling in love feeling,'” Bethany captioned a pic of her and Adam who she married in 2013.
“The beauty that our marriage has become was worth all the boundaries, which could be considered sacrifices, I set before I was married through the dating time period. And even today, the daily commitment is a continual journey.”
With a background in the creative and educational fields, Amelia Finefrock is freelance writer, singer-songwriter and nanny based in Chicago.
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