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The Original Gidget: Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman

The story of a young surfer who inspired the hugely successful book "Gidget: The Little Girl with Big Ideas," and whose lasting impact on surfing has made her one of the sport's most influential icons.
On October 28, 2012, the documentary "Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story" screened at the Ojai Film Festival. The film gives an account of the history behind the Gidget novel,… http://gutsygalsinspireme.com/blog1/inspiration/gutsy-gals-in-the-past/the-original-gidget-kathy-kohner-zuckerman/

Bethany Hamilton: The Comeback Surfer

The true story of a young girl who came face to face with every surfer's worst nightmare, survived, and conquered her fear.
Born and raised by a family of surfers on Kauai, Bethany Hamilton entered her first state-wide surf competition at the age of eight, winning both the short board and long board ca… http://gutsygalsinspireme.com/blog1/inspiration/risk-takers/bethany-hamiltons/