Awesome pro surfer with one arm tackles giant wave 6 months after giving birth



Nothing slows down surfer Bethany Hamilton.

Six months after having her first child, Hamilton, who lost one of her arms in a shark attack in 2003, finally achieved one of her biggest dreams. She surfed one of the biggest waves in Hawaii: the Pe’ahi, also known as "Jaws."

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Image: Facebook Bethany Hamilton

"I quickly realized, wow this is my chance to have my dreams come true, this is it!" Hamilton wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

The gigantic Maui wave rose about 40 feet before breaking. Many surfers consider it almost impossible to ride swells like this. Read more…

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