08/01/2016 06:16 GMT | Updated 08/01/2016 06:59 GMT

Surfer With One Arm, Bethany Hamilton, Tackles Giant Wave Six Months After Giving Birth

Nothing slows down pro surfer Bethany Hamilton for long.

Six months after giving birth to her first child, Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a shark attack in 2003, finally achieved one of her biggest dreams.

Earlier this week she surfed one of the biggest waves in Hawaii - the Pe'ahi, also known as "Jaws" - and absolutely nailed it.

Writing about the experience on Facebook Hamilton said: "As we showed up to Pe'ahi (Jaws) I quickly realised: 'Wow this is my chance to have my dreams come true, this is it!'

"The wave is absolutely mesmerising, definitely a wonder of the world. And I had the opportunity to ride it."

The wave is absolutely mesmerizing, definitely a wonder of the world. And I had the opportunity to ride it.Photo: Lieber Films

Posted by Bethany Hamilton on Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Hamilton has also been sharing photos of her post-birth training on Instagram where she looks as flawless on the board as ever.

A photo posted by Bethany Hamilton (@bethanyhamilton) on

It looks like baby Tobias will be following in his mum's footsteps, too.


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