Photos: Shark Attack Survivor Welcomes Son, Shares First Picture

Inspirational professional-surfer, Bethany Hamilton welcomed a baby boy on June 1st. Aged 13, Bethany lost her arm – and 60 per cent of the blood in her body – when she was attacked by a shark while surfing off the coast of Kauai. Incredibly, she survived the attack.

The now 25-year-old and husband Adam Dirks announced the news on Twitter and shared a first picture of the baby with fans.Hamilton, who lost her arm in a 2003 shark attack, shared the happy news with followers on Instagram on Monday, June 15.

‘Blessed to welcome our son, Tobias, into the world! #stokedmomma,’ she captioned it.