Famously known as the young woman that returned to surfing after losing her arm to a tiger shark attack, Bethany Hamilton has inspired millions of people around the world through sharing her story. Books, films, seminars, and events have been used to describe her terrifying experience, and the encouraging life that she has lead ever since.
Now in his newest film titled Surfs Like a Girl, award-winning filmmaker Aaron Lieber wants to take you on a brand new journey to some of the best surf breaks in the world to unveil Bethany’s true talent as an athlete. It isn’t just the fact that she returned to the water only 26 days after the shark attack that is unbelievable, but Bethany is also one of the best professional female surfers on the planet today. From charging huge waves, to unmatched high performance surfing, there is an entirely new side of Bethany Hamilton that needs to be told.
Learn more about Bethany Hamilton’s vision for the Surfs Like a Girl film:
This will be a story that Bethany hopes will inspire young women to pursue their passions despite obstacles in life. With this vision in mind, Aaron Lieber will be working directly with Bethany throughout the film to ensure that her talent and lifestyle are accurately portrayed.
In order to make this new film titled, Surfs Like a Girl, a reality, Bethany and Aaron are asking for your help. Any kind of donation, even as little as $5, will help cover the bare minimum of production costs necessary to complete the project. Expenses for equipment, travel, music licensing, publicity, and distribution add up quickly when making any high quality film.
Join the Surfs Like a Girl community and help inspire women to follow their dreams and goals by donating to the Kickstarter project.