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'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton Catches Waves In Hawaii -- 8 Inspiring Photos

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Aug. 10 2015, Published 1:53 p.m. ET

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Professional surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton was spotted in her native Hawaii catching some waves and looking amazing while at it! Click through the gallery to see her hang ten!

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Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Hamilton was a natural cutting through the water during a weekend surf session.

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Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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She showed no sign of fear, even has huge waves crashed around her.

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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She showed remarkable balance as she surfed parallel to the water.

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Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Hamilton's arm was bitten off by a shark in 2003 when she was just 13 years old.

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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After the accident, a family of fishermen went out and killed the shark, which was found with pieces of Hamilton's surfboard inside.

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Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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However, the damage to her arm was done.

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Despite it all, she did not let the accident keep her from doing what she loves!

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton Surfing In Hawaii
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Three short weeks after accident, she was back on her board!

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