Age 25: Travels to Hawaii and meets surfing master Bethany Hamilton, who had her arm bitten off by a shark when she was 12. He also learns how to do three 360 degree spins on his board – a feat which gets him on the cover of Surfer magazine within 48 hours.Age 27: His first book, , which won the Doorpost Film Project’s top prize of 2009.Age 22: Nick is nominated for the Young Australian of the Year Award.Age 23: Films a motivational DVD,, a short documentary highlighting his home life and regular activities.Nick added in his Facebook post: "Thank you for your continued prayers for our growing family! " As of Tuesday, the announcement received over 83,000 "likes" and 1,695 shares. A gift from one great Father( God in heaven) to another. Despite the challenges he's faced, Nick is today a world-renowned inspirational speaker and author.In a brief interview conducted ahead of the release of his book, Raising the Perfectly Imperfect Child: Facing Challenges with Strength, Courage, and Hope, Boris, who passed away earlier this year, told Nick he was so proud "that you have become a leader in some aspects, an internationally influential person; that God has turned your disability to be used as a powerful force to motivate not only those with disabilities, but also the world all over." He expressed how joyful the family was when Nick married Kanae back in 2012, something which Boris admitted he did not think was possible when Nick was born. Age 1: At 18 months old, his dad begins to teach him to swim.
Because I had dated other guys and I had gone for the physical, and you know, but I was tired of that, and the moment I met Nick I was looking for other things, and all those things I found them in him.
In the video, Nick looks at the camera before showing an ultrasound image on a monitor. He and Kanae have two other children: Kiyoshi, born in February 2013, and Dejan, born in September 2015.
"So, when you talk about being fertile..exactly were you referring to?
Age 8: Is deeply depressed, often crying to his mum and telling her he wants to kill himself.
He hates God for making him that way and feels terrified of what would happen if his parents weren’t there to look after him.