Kristina Olivares is a 34-year-old Australian woman who loves surfing so much she did it nearly every day while she was pregnant.
The Manly, Australian woman has created a stunning video of herself surfing four days a week for 9.5 months in 2013. An experienced surfer, Olivares wrote about the difficulties her growing body posed on her blog "Surfing Pregnant."
"It is definitely getting more challenging to surf now that I am 30 weeks pregnant," Olivares writes. "Luckily I have been surfing at least four days a week throughout my pregnancy so the changes to my body and the ways that I have had to adapt my surfing have happened gradually."
As her body got increasingly more cumbersome, Olivares found unique ways of balancing and adapted the sport to suit her needs -- eventually learning to get up on the board from her knees rather than her stomach.
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