Surfer Bethany Hamilton and her husband Adam Dirks surprised fans with some big news — they’re expecting! Now the even bigger question is, is it a boy or a girl?
Bethany Hamilton, 25, has confirmed the very exciting news that she is pregnant! The announcement came on Feb. 8, and this is the first child for the Hawaiian native and her husband, Adam Dirks. Congrats!
Bethany Hamilton & Husband Are Expecting Their First Baby
Bethany and Adam are expecting a bouncing baby boy!
The pro surfer announced her pregnancy in a video on Feb. 8 on her personal website.
In the video she is sitting next to her adorable hubby and states, “We have a little surprise for you…baby on board!” Of course, Adam excitingly pipes in and says, “She’s pregnant!”
The glowing mommy to be then revealed, “I’m about 22 weeks, which is about halfway there.”
“It’s been a pretty crazy last four months finding out that we’re gonna be parents. Life’s kinda gonna be changing and [we’re] kinda just starting to prep for bringing a new little being into the world. It’s all really exciting,” Bethany explained in the video.
Bethany’s Accident Won’t Hold Her Back From Being A Mom
Bethany has come along way since her accident in 2003, when she lost her arm in a shark attack. But that won’t stop her from embracing her pregnancy and impending motherhood.
“I’ve been surfing throughout my whole pregnancy,” she revealed in the video. “I plan to surf as long as I can. Once the belly’s pretty big maybe [I’ll] just like mellow it out and spend more time swimming and just enjoying the ocean and doing other activities.”
She’s so awesome — what a true inspiration!
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers — Will Bethany’s little boy get into surfing when he grows up? Let us know!
— Brittany King