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Surfer Bethany Hamilton is happily Married, Know about her Husband, Family, and Children

Updated On 07 Jul, 2018 Published On 11 Oct, 2017
Surfer Bethany Hamilton is happily Married, Know about her Husband, Family, and Children

Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks are expecting is expecting their second baby this time.

Bethany Hamilton, a professional surfer is living a happy married life with husband Adam Driks since 2013 and the couple blessed with two children; sons. 

The duo is again ready to be the parents for the third time as Bethany is pregnant. Let us find out more about the couple here.  

Bethany Hamilton: Her Married Life with Adam Driks

Bethany, who professionally started her career in surfer since 2007 tied a knot to longtime boyfriend Adam on 18 August 2013 four months later their engagement.

The grand event took place in front of over 300 guests including friends and family at an isolated 130-acre estate on Kauai's north shore.

Bethany and Adam an Excellent Start,

Source: Focus on the Family

The duo welcomed their first baby boy, Tobias in June 2015 and is living a blissful family life together. 

Bethany Hamilton: Expecting Baby No. 2

The professional surfer opened up about her pregnancy via Instagram on Sunday posting a video with her husband and son Tobias who is 2-year-old at present.

The happy father asks where the baby is and Tobias replies "Right there!" The baby boy gracefully runs towards his mum and kisses his mom's belly.

Bethany and Adam with their first baby,
Source: Daily Mail

The news about Bethany's pregnancy flashed in media exactly after 10 months of her new documentary Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable aired. The documentary is all related to the incident where she lost her left arm.


More than thankful to share our joyous news!!! #babyinthere #babyonboard?????

A post shared by Bethany Hamilton (@bethanyhamilton) on

Many of her fans sent all the best wishes for the bless couple and she thanked all of them via a Twitter. Have a look: 

The duo welcomed their second son, Wesley in March 2018 which completes their family.

Bethany Hamilton: See Her Career

Bethany has become a source of inspiration to millions through her heart rendering story. She initiated surfing early at the age of 8 when she saw her parents and friends surfing at the beach. 

Her extravagant career derailed at 13 when a shark bit off her left arm. She never broke from the incident instead resumed surfing after a short break.


Another magic board! Aw it's the best when you have a surfboard that works amazing!!!

A post shared by Bethany Hamilton (@bethanyhamilton) on

"I was holding onto my board, with my thumb, because I probably didn't want to get pulled under. It was like pulling me back and forth, not like pulling me underwater. Just like, you know how you eat a piece of steak? It was kind of like that."

Eventually, she won the Explorer Women's division at the 2005 NSSA National Championships. One of the successful author and public speakers, Hamilton publicized her experiences in a documentary movie that made her popular.

Hamilton, then, appeared on several popular TV reality programs.

More importantly, she convinced that the loss of an arm is not an obstacle. She began competing on the pro circuit in 2007. It was the same year Heart of a Soul Surfer released.

The documentary later inspired the creation of Soul Surfer, a movie in the year 2011. AnnaSophia Robb portrayed the role of Hamilton in the very movie.

Furthermore, she also appeared on shows including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and The Biggest Loser

Quick Facts about Bethany Hamilton

  • Born on 8 February 1990 in Lihue, Hawaii.
  • Studied at home itself and attended high school later.
  • Is the youngest of three siblings.
  • Published her documentary Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable in 2016.

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