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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Some suggested questions to ask after you watch the video:

Question #1:

Have you ever attempted anything that required you to be totally brave to try? Explain.

Question #2:

Rob says that people retreat into a different world when they use drugs and that drugs can distort your view. Have you known someone to abuse drugs and retreat? Talk about your experience.

Question #3:

Surfing isn’t always easy for Rob. Talk about a time when something you enjoyed wasn’t easy. Did you persevere? Did you give up? What would you do again? What would you change?

Question #4:

Rob says that he needs to ease into things. Do you think that typically you are the type of person who jumps into things or do you prefer to ease in? Have there been times you’ve had to do one or the other and it made you uncomfortable? Explain.

Question #5:

Rob’s dad was someone Rob could look up to and also who Rob says brought him “back down to Earth.” What do you think he means by that? Who does that for you? Who do you do it for?

Rob Machado – Pro Surfer

Rob Machado | 5min 43sec

Professional surfer Rob Machado knows how important it is to keep your eye on the prize and stay clean, even if it feels like you are surrounded by drugs and alcohol. After completing the Rob Machado worksheet, encourage students to share their natural highs by having them hashtag #LiveNaturallyHigh on their social media accounts.

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