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Tony Hawk – Pro Skateboarder

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Tony was exposed to drugs at a young age and saw that they could affect performance. He didn’t want to compromise his own skating performance. Is there something you feel you wouldn’t want to compromise?

Question #2:

Tony suggests that it’s hard to say “no” to drugs and alcohol. How do you say, “no”?

Question #3:

Tony describes the feeling of creating his own tricks as a buzz. In what ways are you creative? When do you feel your own “buzz?”

Question #4:

Tony says that a natural high to him is being present and enjoying what you do on a physical and mental level. When have you experienced that feeling of being present and enjoying something on a physical and mental level?

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Kelly Slater – Pro Surfer

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Kelly says that his mother was a strong influence in his life. Who is a strong influence in your life? Why?

Question #2:

Kelly talks about making an impact. What does making an impact mean to you?

Question #3:

How do you want to make an impact some day?

Question #4:

Kelly says you should “put your energy into what you love.” What do you love to do? What do you think you might enjoy?

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Dartanyon Crockett – Judo Athlete for the United States

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

What would you say is Dartanyon’s main character strength? What about him makes you think that?

Question #2:

Dartanyon’s father struggled with drug and alcohol addiction and it deeply affected how Dartanyon grew up. How would your life be different if you did not have a parent or guardian who was able to support you?

Question #3:

At Natural High, we believe that having a passion can improve all aspects of your life. How did wrestling and helping others improve Dartanyon’s life?

Question #4:

How has Dartanyon’s opinion of himself and his abilities changed over time?

Question #5:

Dartanyon says that there is always someone who can relate to your story. How do you relate to Dartanyon’s story?

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Bethany Hamilton

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Bethany says that staying drug-free was not a hard choice for her. Is it a hard choice for you? Why or why not?

Question #2:

Bethany lost her arm to a shark attack, which changed her life forever. She discusses how everyone has problems, including school, family and other issues. What are some of your small challenges? How about some of your larger ones?

Question #3:

Describe a small or large challenge you faced recently and how you dealt with it. What are you proud of in your response and what would you change?

Question #4:

Having a natural high helped Bethany stay focused during a difficult time. Do you have a Natural High, a relationship, or a responsibility that helps you to remain focused? What is it, and describe a time it helped you to keep your focus?

Question #5:

Have you ever been disappointed or dissatisfied by your natural high? How can you use Bethany’s story to encourage you to overcome challenges when your natural high seems to disappoint you?

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Donald Brown – NFL Running Back

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

It’s easy to say you want to do something - you need commitment and dedication to see it through. What helps you with keeping a commitment. What derails you?

Question #2:

Describe a time you were dedicated to doing something and you succeeded or failed. How did you feel? What happened next as a result?

Question #3:

When Donald was thinking about quitting football he decided to stick with it after thinking about who he was playing for. Who do you work hard for? Why?

Question #4:

Sometimes we fall victim to peer pressure to look cool or gain the respect of others. Donald says that people knew what he stood for and that helped people respect him. What do you think he means by this and do you stand for something that could help you gain respect?

Question #5:

What do you think Donald means by putting on your blinders?

Question #6:

Have you ever had a dream come true or a wish fulfilled? What did it feel like?

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Cassadee Pope – Singer/Song Writer

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Cassadee worked hard to sing, starting lessons at age four. Do you think a Natural High has to be something you are intrinsically good at? Why?

Question #2:

Cassadee talks about her group of friends and how that has been important for her support system. Who makes up your support system?

Question #3:

Cassadee seems comfortable saying, “no.” How do you say, “no” when it’s hard?

Question #4:

Cassadee’s friends seemed to be curious and began to experiment with drugs. Are you curious about using drugs and alcohol?

Question #5:

Who can you talk to about using drugs and alcohol?

Question #6:

How would you define a drug addiction?

Question #7:

Is it ever safe to experiment with drugs?

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