Host: Way to go, Bethany!
Host: Unbelievable. Bethany Hamilton's amazing wave at the end does not count. She stood up after the horn. So she gets no score. Malina Birch, your new National Champion.
Bethany: It's okay, Dad. It's okay.
Dad: But it didn't count.
Bethany: It counted. It totally counted.
Dad: Yes, it did. I'm still checking that video. Noah!
Bethany: Hey. You okay?
Mom: Very. Are you?
Bethany: Yeah. Yeah, I think so. What am I supposed to do now?
Mom: You're supposed to enjoy it. All of it. For the rest of your life.
Host: In fifth place, Bethany Hamilton! Good job.
Keoki: Yeah! Bethany!
Host: And in fourth place, Leila Hurst. Third place, Nagé Melamed. Second place, Alana Blanchard.
Holt: Way to go, baby!
Host: And in first place, Malina Birch.
Bethany: Hey. Hey, Malina. Great job. You're a tough opponent.
Malina: Bethany Hamilton, nobody is as tough as you. Get up here. Come on. Come on. I'd like to share this win with Bethany Hamilton. Because the judges may not have counted that last wave, but I did.
Reporter: Bethany! Bethany!
Holt: Whoa, whoa, whoa. Just back off, okay.
Bethany: It's okay.
Holt: Are you sure?
Dad: You don't have to talk to them.
Bethany: Yeah, but what about Dylan or Logan or Stephanie? What if they're watching?
Reporter: Bethany, I'm from Transworld Surf magazine. Are you upset you didn't win today?
Bethany: I didn't come to win. I came to surf.
Reporter: Bethany, I just wanted to ask you if you could go back to that day and not have gone surfing, would you do it?
Bethany: I wouldn't change what happened to me, because then I wouldn't have this chance in front of all of you. This chance to embrace more people than I ever could have with two arms.
I was born to surf. This is why I wake up at the crack of dawn every day. This is why I endure belly rashes, reef cuts, muscles so tired they feel like noodles. And I've learned that life is a lot like surfing. When you get caught in the impact zone, you need to get right back up because you never know what's over the next wave. And if you have faith, anything is possible. Anything at all.