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'Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable' Will Take Viewers Inside Pro Surfer's Shark Attack and More


Bethany Hamilton made headlines everywhere nearly 16 years ago when she got her arm bitten off by a shark while surfing in Hawaii. And now, nearly two decades later, the pro surfer is letting viewers take a closer look at her life with the new documentary Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable. Scroll down for details on Bethany's attack, her upcoming documentary, and more!

When did Bethany Hamilton get attacked?

While out with her best friend and her best friend's dad and brother, Bethany was attacked on October 31, 2003 while surfing in Tunnels Beach in Kauai, Hawaii. The 14-foot tiger shark bit off her left arm just below the shoulder in the vicious attack.

After the tragic incident, Bethany was rushed to the hospital and was said to have lost 60% of her blood and was in hypovolemic shock. Her dad was already at the hospital to undergo knee surgery, but she took over his room and his surgery was postponed.