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    listening and interpersonal skills My time management skills are demonstrated through my commitment to extra-curricular activities and academic pursuits during my HSC and university studies. During Year 12 I successfully balanced my leadership role as a prefect, community involvement through regularly patrolling as a volunteer surf lifesaver, competitive gymnastics training, part-time tutoring and study. I recognise that maintaining a holistic approach to life is the linchpin of success and believe that balancing a broad spectrum of activities enabled me to remain focused and time conscious, helping me to achieve my academic goals and 99.95 ATAR. I have continued to develop my time management skills at university. Throughout this year I have balanced part-time tutoring, squash, swimming, surf lifesaving and managed to maintain an HD average for my first semester at university. Additionally, I am employed as an essay marker, marking over 15 essays weekly, with 500+ words feedback per script and have been selected as a publications subcommittee member for SUBS. My communication, listening and interpersonal skills are best demonstrated through surf lifesaving. It is paramount to be an active listener when interacting with patients as you cannot help without identifying the source of their pain. This can only be achieved through communicating with compassion and ensuring the patient trusts you. During patrols I have been involved in numerous incidents with lost children. These…

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    by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Reading this has widened my view on inequality in society especially between the classes and my view has changed from what it originally was, not that I am saying I now have Marxist views I just recognise that there is more inequality between the classes than I originally thought that there were. In my free time I volunteer at Grantham Life Saving Club where I hold a Rookie Lifeguard Instructor qualification, and I teach younger children how to save lives both…

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    Surfboard Design History

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    surfing in ancient Hawaii. Surfing was a deeply spiritual affair, from the art of riding waves itself, to praying for good surf, to rituals surrounding building a surfboard. Surfing was not only a recreational activity, it was also a training exercise for Hawaiian chiefs and a means of conflict resolution.…

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    Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton, Rick Bundschuh, and Sheryl Berk proves that the quote is indeed correct. In the novel, Bethany endured a shark attack which would turn her life upside-down in a positive and negative way. For instance, she has lost one of her arms but has become a celebrity too. Either way, Bethany’s life has dramatically changed since the shark attack. One example that verifies the quote is the first time Bethany surfs after she has lost an arm from the…

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    She had a few influences and inspirations that stood out to help her. Her dad, Tom Hamilton, played a key role in helping Bethany overcome her condition. He never let her quit when she was unsure or disappointed in herself (“She’s an Inspiration”). Father Damien was her hero. He never let her get down or disappointed in herself. He helped her believe that God was with her and was going to get her through this rough patch of her life (Sandler 29). God was also a major person who helped her. She…

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    What would you do if you lost a limb? Would you dare to surf on the open ocean on the wild waves with the chance to lose your surfboard and be stranded all alone in the ocean without a limb? Bethany Hamilton had immense courage as a thirteen year old girl who lost her arm to a shark while surfing and not long after losing her arm heroically returned to surfing. Bethany Hamilton was born in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii on February 8, 1990. She is the daughter of Tom and Cheri Hamilton. She also…

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    Weeks after Bethany’s devastating attack, she began to realise the power and positive affect her story could be to others. Finally taking to more of an understanding for the meaning of God’s plan. Using her life experiences, Bethany was able to inspire many other people. This also was evident when she proved to the world that despite her loss, she learnt how to surf again and that anything was possible. Although Hannah’s story is very much so different, it is just as outstanding. Hannah was able…

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    trees-Hanalei ,Kauai ,Hawaii, Trussels -San Clementine, California, Bells Tourquay – Australia , Popoya, -Santana-Nicaragua and her most favorite place is Hanalei pier – in Kauai where she learned how to surf. All of these places are her favorites and she is telling us so we know how she learned and how she became a surfer and now that she’s growing she is getting better. Zinsser says” be yourself and your readers will follow you anywhere” paragraph 8. On page 47 where she talks about her…

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    The Paskowitz family is a family like no other consisting of Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz. Juliette Paskowitz, and their eight boys and one girl. They’re known as the first family of surfing because all they would do was surf all the time. Surfing was more than a hobby for this family it was a lifestyle. Most kids would go to school and their parents would go to work, but in the Paskowitz family the children didn’t go to school and their parents didn’t go to work. They also didn’t live in a…

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    Soul Surfer Movie Analysis

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    For instance, Bethany grew up near the North Shore of Kauai, Hawaii, and started surfing at the age of four and competing at the age of eight. Also, Bethany has won the Hawaii Ezekiel Surf Into Summer Event, with her friend Alana placed third. As depicted in the film, the Rip Curl then offered a sponsorship for both girls, which they joyfully accepted. Alana and Bethany also snuck off the night before Halloween with some friends to go night surfing at Tunnels Beach. Although Bethany’s biography…

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