Young Surfer Who Lost an Arm in a Shark Attack Refuses to Give Up | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN


Original airdate: February 3, 2004

Bethany Hamilton loved to ride the waves. At 13 years old, she was a rising star on the surfing circuit and had become a local celebrity. That year, she was lying on her board with her arm dangling in the water when, suddenly, a deadly 15-foot tiger shark ripped her arm off her small body. Watch as Bethany explains how she came to surf once again a mere four weeks after the life-threatening attack.

Catch up with Bethany on Oprah: Where Are They Now? this Sunday, July 6, at 9/8c.

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