Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City

October 26, 2016 • News

Hundreds of fans lined the streets before the doors opened for Cobian’s Every Step Matters tour stop with brand ambassador, Bethany Hamilton, in Ocean City, NJ, two weekends ago. The inspirational event was supported by longtime OC surf retailers Heritage Surf & Sport, 7th Street Surf Shop, and Surfers Supplies, all of whom carry Bethany Hamilton’s signature sandal collection by Cobian.

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

Hundreds of fans lined the streets before the doors opened for Cobian’s Every Step Matters tour stop with brand ambassador, Bethany Hamilton, in Ocean City, NJ, two weekends ago. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Ryan Simalchik

The inspirational event was supported by longtime Ocean City surf retailers Heritage Surf & Sport, 7th Street Surf Shop, and Surfers Supplies, all of whom carry Bethany Hamilton’s signature sandal collection by Cobian. Photo: Ryan Simalchik

The crowd enjoyed live music, giveaways, and a sneak peek at Bethany’s new film, “Surfs Like a Girl,” which will be released in early 2017. Also, Bethany shared a message of faith and hope to all in attendance. “I love being an inspiration in the world to young girls and helping them to make decisions that will empower them,” Hamilton said. Local ripper Cassidy McClain was also interviewed during the event. Cassidy recently won the Women’s Pro divisions at the Belmar Pro in New Jersey and ECSC in Virginia Beach. “We enjoyed the waves of stoke that Bethany brought to the Jersey Shore,” said Cobian Mid-Atlantic Rep and East Coast surf legend Mark Neustadter. 

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

The crowd enjoyed live music from Bonray, giveaways, and a sneak peek at Bethany’s new film, “Surfs Like a Girl<“, which will be released in early 2017. Also, Bethany shared a message of faith and hope to all in attendance. “I love being an inspiration in the world to young girls and helping them to make decisions that will empower them,” Hamilton said. Photo: Rutkowski

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Ryan Simalchik

Bethany is a bona fide celebrity who’s as comfortable appearing in front of a core surf crowd as she is doing mainstream news, television, and movies. Sounds like another inspirational East Coaster we know... Photo: Ryan Simalchik

Cobian donates a portion of all sandal sales from Bethany’s collection to support The Friends of Bethany Hamilton Foundation.

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

Bethany with her husband Adam Dirks and their son Tobias. Cobian donates a portion of all sandal sales from Bethany’s collection to support The Friends of Bethany Hamilton Foundation, a non-profit which helps people who have lost limbs or suffered other traumatic injuries to overcome the challenges in their lives. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

Bethany Hamilton in Ocean City, NJ, on Cobian's Every Step Matters tour. Photo: Jay Rutkowski

“We enjoyed the waves of stoke that Bethany> brought to the Jersey Shore,” said Cobian Mid-Atlantic Rep and East Coast surf legend Mark Neustadter. Photos: Jay Rutkowski

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