A true story of faith family and fighting to get back on the board about returning to surfing after surviving a shark attack and most of it remained accurate to what happened in real life.
Erin wasson. Soul surfer true story of the real bethany hamilton shark attack. Meet the real alana blanchard and sarah hill behind the soul surfer movie. Soul surfer is a 2011 true story movie based on bethany hamiltons 2004 autobiography soul surfer. A teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.
According to bethany hamiltons soul surfer book her father was at wilcox memorial hospital in lihue for surgery that morning.