Why don't you take a minute, then when you're feeling better, come back and join us. Singer Carrie Underwood, in her feature film debut, was cast as a church youth leader. Take her up to the truck! And there is Bethany Hamilton with an amazing wave out the back. An ambulance meets them on the way to the hospital. In second place, Malina Birch.
So what do we do now? It's a teenage girl from the North Shore. I guess, but it's fun to think about. Who was Bethany Hamilton surfing with the day she was attacked by a shark? It's been almost eight years since Bethany Hamilton overcame the life-threatening shark attack that claimed her left arm. Well, have a good trip. That's not what I'm saying. Holt, you didn't tell them, did you? Bethany Hamilton is paddling outside the lineup. She definitely knows what the judges are looking for.
The tiger shark they believe attacked her. Somehow the film avoids compounding this question with the scruples Bethany was already feeling over skipping a youth-group missions trip to Mexico in order to stay in training. She was an indomitable optimist with a fierce competitive spirit. How much you and the whole family has put into this. There, how does that feel? Well, you really outdid yourself again this year, Cheri.
Oh, you know, just a little fan mail. We'll have you back out there shredding waves with Bethany in no time. Only 45 seconds on the clock and no set waves on the horizon. Let's just get in the water already. I saw you surfing out there this morning. How I not have salt in my veins? This girl's a wave magnet today, Bo. AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany gives a wonderful performance.
Stay with us, sweetie, okay? She was born into a family of surfers on the 8th of February 1990 on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. I'll come in if I can't handle it, okay? Stay with us, stay with us. I mean, I can't, right? Bethany, in sixth place, right now. I'm not the one who's to be weeping. Similar effects in previous films required a stationary camera to allow matching shots of the background. Now here's the thing, Bethany.
We have a panel of four international judges watching this national championship. I don't need it to surf. Subsequently, Bethany lets the reporters interview her. Recommendation Soul Surfer is a great movie to watch with your family and I would recommend this movie to anyone. And a strong carve off the top.
All right, Alana Blanchard, drops into a wave of her own, nice off the bottom, big snap off the top. Bethany Hamilton's real story chronicled in her Heart of a Soul Surfer book says that Timmy Hamilton was in the library at the high school and Noah was asleep at home. Yeah, I'll get the next one. Here she is, up and riding. That looks good, doesn't it? A blob in a lava lamp? She was used to depict a variety of competitors Bethany had encountered in her life. Now she is in the lead, Blanchard in second. They were all enjoying a morning of surfing and while they were waiting for waves to start, Bethany was dangling her arm in the water.
It's going to look better once the stitches are out. The date was November 26, 2003, the day before Thanksgiving. And yet the filmmakers come pretty close. The Hamiltons home school, which makes it easier for Bethany to train. Soul Surfer Summer Read Questions 1. Or do you want to do this together? And that something else is.
And I know it is. She wisely dials back the melodrama, balancing the surfer's competitive drive with a realistic level of teen self-consciousness. She wisely dials back the melodrama, balancing the surfer's competitive drive with a realistic level of teen self-consciousness. Bethany, yeah, I've heard a lot about you. She's right, you should listen to her.
Put your hand a little higher on the board. I'm so proud of you. When she woke up in the hospital, the first thing she was wondering was when she was able to surf again. So we need to figure out something. About two weeks after the Bethany Hamilton shark attack and numerous reports of a shark coming in, Bill Hamilton and Ralph Young, two Hanalei fishermen, baited and caught a 13-foot 6-inch tiger shark that weighed in at over 1500 pounds. That's a lot of pressure — but there aren't that many great role models out there and I just try to be me! The first heat is underway. Bethany angrily rejects it when she learns it will not help her surf as it is not weight bearing, due to the size of the stump of her arm.