THREE TO FOLLOW
INSPIRING, YOUNG AUSSIE SURFERS ON INSTAGRAM
At 13, Bethany Hamilton lost her left arm to a 4.3m tiger shark. Many thought it would end her surfing dreams. In 2007 she became a professional surfer and hasn’t looked back. Bethany is now a mother, author and motivational speaker with an inspirational account to boot.
She’s the pint-sized surfer who received a wildcard entry into the Sydney International Women’s Surf Pro in 2016 aged 11. Sabre Norris has been on Ellen and is aiming for the 2020 Olympics for skateboarding. She was recently diagnosed with Chiari malformation when her parents realised she’d stopped growing.
Super grom Quincy Symonds has a big future ahead of her in surfing. The Flying Squirrel, as she is otherwise known, has an infectious zest for life. She was born with adrenal insufficiency and requires daily medical treatment. There’s no stopping this young champ.