Bethany Hamilton from "The Amazing Race 2014" is one of the contestants in Season 25 of the CBS reality competition series. She is teamed up with her husband, Adam Dirks. She is a professional surfer and motivational speaker from Princeville, Hawaii.

Here is an interview with Bethany Hamilton:

Describe what you do: I travel the world surfing unique locations and compete against the best women in the world. I love surfing. I also speak to different groups in the U.S. and internationally, motivating them to live a life of overcoming!

3 words to describe you: Determined, positive and adventurous.

Favorite hobbies: Surfing, tennis, working out, creating healthy meals and hanging with my hubby and dogs.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Surfing with one arm!

What famous person reminds you of yourself? Anna Sophia Robb. She played me in the movie "Soul Surfer chronicling my story.

What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Matthew McConaughey.

What scares you most about traveling? Being away from the ocean and long sits on planes.

What excites you most about traveling? I love seeing the unique beauties of other countries, experiencing different cultures and doing it with Adam.

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: I'm a girl and I'm more emotional. Plus, I have one arm.

Pet peeve about your teammate: When he doesn't share.

What country and place would you most like to visit and why? I've always wanted to go to Madagascar because it seems remote and adventurous. Peru, to surf and Machu Picchu. Also, Israel because it's a bible land.

What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I hope Adam and I have a fun time adventuring in different countries and doing challenges. I hope we can have great teamwork and communication. I just want to have a blast!


How tall is she? How old is she? Where does she live? Find out here.

Age: 27 years old
Birthday: February 8, 1990
Height: 5' 11"
Birthplace: Kauai, HI
Current Residence: Princeville, HI
Husband: Adam Dirks

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