Bethany is out surfing in a beach in hawaii called tunnel. She is attacked by a tiger shark and is surrounded in blood. Most of arm has been bitten off.
It was a very emotional part in the book.
When the nurse came to change the dressing on Bethany's arm revealing the stump of her missing arm. It was the first time that any of her family and Bethany had seen how much of her arm was missing.
Bethany is getting back in the water after a long journey of recovering from both the physical and emotional changes she faced.
This part of the book shows the theme of the book, which is to never give up. Because Bethany never gave up along her recovery. Her first time back on her board she pushed through her limits and caught her first wave after the attack.