Official Site Update & Maverick Award Win!

AnnaSophia’s official website has been updated with some new Soul Surfer behind-the-scenes photos and a new “Videos” section, which currently features the “Keep Your Mind Wide Open” music video and CBS’s visit to the Soul Surfer set. The photos in the slideshow on the homepage have been updated as well. 🙂 The new behind-the-scenes photos will be added to the gallery soon!

In other news, AnnaSophia and Bethany Hamilton have been honored with the Maverick Award. An article from “Just Jared Jr.” reads as follows:

AnnaSophia Robb and Bethany Hamilton are now sharing more than just their love of surfing.

The girls will both receive

Maverick Awards during the Cinequest Film Festival on March 12th. Bethany with receive the special Life of a Maverick Award and AnnaSophia will be honored with Cinequest’s Emerging Maverick Award.

Soul Surfer tells the true, inspirational story of Bethany Hamilton. Bethany (played by Robb) fought to return to the ocean and surfing after losing an arm in a shark attack at the young age of thirteen.

The film will screen at the Cinequest Film Festival on March 12th @ 7:15PM at the California Theater in San Jose.

Soul Surfer opens nationwide on April 8, 2011. Congrats AnnaSophia and Bethany!

Exciting, huh? Here’s hoping for some new pictures! 😀