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Critical Day of Competition Determines Finals Day Draws at Florida Pro

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SEBASTIAN INLET, Florida/USA (Monday, January 22, 2018) – The World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) Ron Jon Florida Pro presented by Sunshine State Florida Lager Women’s QS6,000 and Florida Pro Men’s QS1,500 are set for finals day action after a critical day of competition ended Monday afternoon. Some of the world’s best women remained in brilliant form and decided their Quarterfinal draws before the men posted immaculate Quarterfinal performances of their own in tricky, two, occasional three, foot waves at Sebastian Inlet.
2017 Championship Tour (CT) Rookie of the Year Bronte Macaulay (AUS) stole the show in Round Five with a blistering performance on her backhand. The Gracetown, Australia, native earned a near-perfect 9.23 (out of a possible 10) and 17.23 (out of a possible 20) heat total — both the top scores of this event so far. Macaulay backed herself up on the QS last season to re-qualify and now looks to get an early confidence booster heading back into the CT.

“It was great to get a few waves and see it clean up a little more so I’m really happy to make it through that one,” Macaulay said. “I had a pretty good offseason at home just training and it’s nice to start the year off with a result. It’s pretty crazy to see this event come up and I’ve had such a good time staying with Pauline [Ado], her boyfriend, and Garazi [Ortun] so we’ve had a blast. I just learned last year that if you get off to a good start it really helps on the QS, even though the goal is always to make the Top 10, it’s just reassuring to get to work before the end of the year hits.”

Fellow Australian talent Mikaela Greene (AUS) put up a fight against an on-fire Caroline Marks (USA) with a quick 6.00 start, but Marks answered right away with a 6.60 of her own. The next exchanged would prove vital as Marks smashed a lefthander gem on her vicious backhand to score an excellent 8.00 (out of a possible 10). Marks is feeling the hometown support every step of the way and can now try to give them something to truly cheer for with a Quarterfinals berth.

“My family just surprised me from California with the rest of them making it out so I’m feeling really happy and a lot of great energy all around me,” Marks said. “I’m just stoked to be here in Florida and surfing at home — it’s amazing. It’s so good to have my family here and I went to dinner with a bunch of old friends last night so it’s hard to describe how great it is to be here. I’m stoked there’s waves and to be in the Quarters takes some pressure off knowing I have keeper, but I’m not stopping.”

India Robinson (AUS) comes into the Florida Pro as her first international QS event and found the spark to earn a Quarterfinal berth over QS threat Brisa Hennessy (HAW). The 17-year-old, Victoria, Australia, competitor grew up on the waves of Bells Beach and has a groomed forehand attack. Robinson now enters her last year as a Pro Junior and is taking advantage of any QS opportunities she can to prepare for a full-time QS career.

“I’m so stoked and this is already an amazing result so I couldn’t be happier,” Robinson “The start of the year is really important so you when it’s time for re-seeding you can be in that top seeded round. I’m used to bigger, more powerful waves, so when I come to these type of waves I really rely on my rail game. I’ve been surfing against Brisa [Hennessy] for years now and it felt great to finally get a win so I’ll just try to take this momentum forward.”

Brazilian CT and QS veteran Silvana Lima (BRA) continues to show she’s a force to be reckoned with at the elite level with another big performance. Lima’s springy style and fast maneuvers are never to be counted out in punchy beachbreak, and she proved so once again today. This marks a big opportunity for Lima after re-qualifying for the CT via the QS last season and she can put some nerves to rest early with a big result.

“It’s great to make the Quarterfinals at this event and start the year off with a keeper result, but I want to make the Final,” Lima said. “I just wanted to get out there and stay busy everywhere because it’s pretty tough out there to find your spot. The wave will either give you two quick, powerful turns or one big one so it’s not about catching all the waves you can, but you just have to give it your best. It’s great here being at a new place, new year, but I want to keep it going.”

Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW), Keely Andrew (AUS), Paige Hareb (NZL) and Macy Callaghan (AUS) also earned critical Round Five wins and are into the Quarterfinals.

 

Encinitas, California, native Jake Marshall (USA) is in brilliant form and into the Semifinals. Credit: WSL/ Ferguson
Encinitas, California, native Jake Marshall (USA) is in brilliant form and into the Semifinals.
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The Florida Pro Men’s QS1,500 determined their Semifinal draws and explosive performances were witnessed on the shores of Sebastian Inlet.

Unfortunately, for the hometown crowd, Jake Marshall (USA) found a gem to unload his backhand on and earned a near-perfect 9.40 over Melbourne Beach, Florida’s Chauncey Robinson (USA). Robinson faced a combination situation, meaning he needed two new scores to equal Marshall’s heat total, and clawed back in to the heat. But, the final horn sounded and Marshall earned a massive Quarterfinal win in his first competition back from injury since late last year.

Marshall’s best QS result came from just up the highway in Cocoa Beach where he earned a runner-up, but knows the job isn’t done here yet.

“Yesterday I made my heats, but didn’t feel like I put a good heat together so I was just stoked to be in the Quarters,” Marshall said. “I knew I had to surf better today and Chauncey [Robinson] had all his friends and family on the beach so I was just looking for the ones I wanted — luckily they came to me. It’s great to make it to the Semis and I haven’t been here too often at the QS level. Once you get here you kind of feel satisfied, but at the same time you never know when the next opportunity for a win is going to come and I just want to go for it.”

A clash of the old and the new school met in Quarterfinal Heat 1 with 24-year-old, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, native Evan Geiselman (USA) taking on the former CT competitor, and St. Augustine, Florida, local Gabe Kling (USA). Geiselman found a near-perfect 9.00 of his own to solidify a big win over Kling and now moves into a crucial Semifinal match up at home.

“It was really cool to have that heat, I looked up to Gabe [Kling] and that whole generation of surfers,” Geiselman said. “For him to make the Quarterfinals at an event just goes to show how dangerous and relevant he still is around this scene. My game plan is not to go left at Sebastian, but I saw that one and it had a line so I just went after it — fortunately it had that double up wedge at the end that offered a good section. Hopefully tomorrow can be my day, but I’ll just stick to my thought process.”

Event organizers will reconvene at 7:30 a.m. to assess conditions for a possible 8:00 a.m. start for women’s Quarterfinals. Please go to www.worldsurfleague.com, or download the free WSL App, for more information.

The Ron Jon Florida Pro pres. by Sunshine State Florida Lager Women’s QS6,000 and Florida Pro Men’s QS1,500 will run January 18 through 24 at Sebastian Inlet, Florida. 

Ron Jon Florida Pro Women’s QS6,000 Round Five Results:
Heat 1: Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW) 13.50 def. Minori Kawai (JPN) 8.20
Heat 2: Paige Hareb (NZL) 11.47 def. Claire Bevilacqua (AUS) 9.60
Heat 3: Caroline Marks (USA) 14.60 def. Mikaela Greene (AUS) 12.67
Heat 4: India Robinson (AUS) 13.60 def. Brisa Hennessy (HAW) 10.93
Heat 5: Bronte Macaulay (AUS) 17.23 def. Isabella Nichols (AUS) 11.90
Heat 6: Silvana Lima (BRA) 14.00 def. Philippa Anderson (AUS) 13.17
Heat 7: Macy Callaghan (AUS) 12.17 def. Pauline Ado (FRA) 11.67
Heat 8: Keely Andrew (AUS) 12.43 def. Nao Omura (JPN) 10.07

Upcoming Ron Jon Florida Pro Women’s QS6,000 Quarterfinal Match-Ups:
QF 1: Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW) vs. Paige Hareb (NZL)
QF 2: Caroline Marks (USA) vs. India Robinson (AUS)
QF 3: Bronte Macaulay (AUS) vs. Silvana Lima (BRA)
QF 4: Macy Callaghan (AUS) vs. Keely Andrew (AUS)

Florida Pro Men’s QS1,500 Quarterfinal Results:
QF 1: Evan Geiselman (USA) 16.50 def. Gabe Kling (USA) 9.87
QF 2: Josh Burke (BRB) 14.67 def. Kevin Schulz (USA) 12.70
QF 3: Jake Marshall (USA) 16.50 def. Chuancey Robinson (USA) 12.67
QF 4: Lucca Mesinas (PER) 13.87 def. Cam Richards (USA) 11.56

Upcoming Florida Pro Men’s QS1,500 Semifinal Match-Ups:
SF 1: Evan Geiselman (USA) vs. Josh Burke (BRB)
SF 2: Jake Marshall (USA) vs. Lucca Mesinas (PER)

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David Cassidy in Critical Condition, ‘Hoping for a Liver Transplant’

David Cassidy is currently in critical condition and suffering from organ failure in a Florida hospital, Us Weekly can confirm.

The Partridge Family alum’s health has deteriorated since being rushed to the hospital three days ago. “He is currently conscious and surrounded by family,” his rep told Us on Saturday, November 18.

A source tells Us Weekly exclusively that the former teen heartthrob is suffering from kidney and liver failure.

“He is hoping and waiting for a liver transplant, if he happens to get one in time, the prognosis is still up in the air,” the source told Us. “His son, ex-wife Sue and brother Patrick are there now. One of his brothers are en route.”

“He was in an induced coma, but as of right now is conscious. He is on pain medication to keep him comfortable. He is in out of consciousness,” the source added. “He is receiving an outpouring of support and everyone is praying for his recovery.”

Cassidy, 67, became a ’70s pop culture idol while starring as Keith Partridge on the beloved musical sitcom. In February 2017, Us Weekly reported that Cassidy was battling dementia. Earlier that month, he had forgotten the lyrics to one of his hits and almost fell off the stage while performing in California at what he called his “last show.”

In his first interview after revealing his devastating diagnosis, Cassidy — whose mother, Evelyn Ward, battled dementia — became emotional, telling Dr. Phil, “When friends of yours or family members begin to say to you, ‘Remember, I just told you this two days ago,’ and there’s no memory of it, that’s when I began to be very concerned.”

The former Celebrity Apprentice contestant has been open about his battle with substance abuse. He was arrested for DUIs in 2010, 2013 and 2014, and also charged in September 2015 for a hit and run incident.


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Wrestling legend Ric Flair is experiencing “multiple organ problems” and remains listed in critical condition at an Atlanta-based hospital, according to his fiancée, Wendy Barlow.

“I have been unable to talk on the phone without crying and just feel shocked over events,” Barlow said in a statement posted to her Facebook account, according to TMZ.

Flair, 68, who wrestled for four decades during stints in WCW and WWE, has been hospitalized since the night of Aug. 11 after he complained of abdominal pain.

“I want everyone to know he still needs prayers,” Barlow reportedly said. “I have been by his side since Friday and will continue to make sure he is getting the best care possible.”

Details have been sparse, but TMZ reports Flair was placed into a medically induced coma before preparing for an unspecified operation on Aug. 14.

Flair’s daughter, Charlotte Flair, posted a photograph to Instagram on Aug. 15 that addressed her father’s condition.

“On behalf of my family and I, we want to THANK everyone for the prayers, texts, calls and support,” Charlotte said. “Our Dad is a FIGHTER and your continued thoughts and prayers MEAN THE WORLD to us.”

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My Man Won’t Commit, Why Not? 8 Critical Questions!

Whether you live in an area chock o’ block full of eligible males or a remote location where single men are scarce, one thing is a given.

Many men are commitment phobic. We won’t delve into the reasons here. They’re unimportant. What we will do is look for signs that he may be the right guy and then discuss tactics to encourage him to commit.

We often use a Mind Acrobatics™ photo that relaxes us as we ponder. Here’s one taken in a city where men are plentiful and women claim “they’re all either married or gay.”

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Photo courtesy of Adrianna Bach

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. I believe men and women are wired differently.

Although times and mores have changed, in general men find it much easier to engage in sex without feeling any spiritual or emotional commitment. I know that’s not always the case, but it is the more common scenario, although it’s changed somewhat with the Millennials.

When we meet someone of the opposite sex most often there’s an initial chemical attraction. But as we all know it’s only one ingredient in the complex mosaic of a relationship. Albeit an important one!

Our physical urges often cloud our cognitive reasoning. As a coach I’m so often distressed by the frustration of my clients. They describe a seemingly perfect match, but are unable to move the relationship to the next level.

This is when we engage in a variety of introspective questions to help us clarify the quality of the relationship and its impact on the individual.

These are a just a few of the questions I often ask:

1. “How strong is the physical chemistry on a scale of 0 – 10?”
2.”How comfortable and good does he make you feel about yourself?”
3. “How much of the real “me” do you share when you’re together?”
4.”In an emergency how do you feel he would respond?”
5.”What kind of father would he make?” Even if children are not part of the equation.
6.”What are the three qualities he possesses that you most admire?”
7.”What would your answer be if he asked you to marry him tomorrow?”
8.”What makes him the right man for you?” Describe this in one sentence.

The point of the above is to help you assesses if this is a guy who has as close to
‘it all’
as can be reasonably expected.

If the answer is yes, then there are actions you can take.

Mind Acrobatics Exercise: Is He Mr. Right?

Materials & Time Required

Comfortable clothing
Writing instrument and paper or journal
Comfort Food
Peaceful location to sit or recline
Twenty uninterrupted minutes

Part #1

Take your paper and draw a vertical line down the page.
On the left hand column write “What I like most about (insert name) ”
On the right hand column write “What (insert name) does that frustrates and annoys me most!”

Part #2

1. Make yourself comfortable.
2. Take 5 slow breaths.
3. Munch on your snack.
4. Be aware of the moment and relax. Imagine you are on a tropical isle.

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5. For the next 15 minutes write in pure stream of consciousness on both columns.
6. Don’t over think. Don’t censor. Just record whatever comes to mind.
7. Stop when it feels appropriate.
8. Put the list away to look at later.

In a day or two when you have some down time take out the list. Look carefully and cross out all you feel is unimportant to you.

Now with an open mind look at what you have recorded. If you find that the plus column far outweighs the minus column… you’ve got something to work with.

Ask yourself “What do I think is stopping him from taking our relationship further?” What if anything comes to mind?

You may discover there seems to be no logical reason that he doesn’t want to commit.

That’s O.K. and not uncommon.

No, you can’t pressure or cajole a guy into commitment. Yes, you can have a bit of fun and get some valuable insight into your relationship.

Prepare a piece of paper just like above but insert your name in the two columns. The next time you see your guy tell him you just completed a COSMO survey. He’ll believe that:)

Ask him to take it and say you’ll have fun comparing notes later.

Then give him some space.

If he’s a communicative kind of guy he’ll be willing to participate. If he’s not, you’ve got a great clue staring you in the face.

When the time and mood is right enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine as you review the exercise together.

When you’re finished, if all goes positively as planned, simply say “that was fun wasn’t it” and move on to another topic or activity.

Say no more about it. Let him ruminate, cogitate and evaluate.

What’s written below is only if you have been dating for some time, feel you really want to test the waters and are willing to accept the results. It’s risky. I suggest speaking with a life coach, therapist or confidant before trying this! If the thought of his possibly breaking up with you is unacceptable absolutely don’t engage in the following!

Game playing… not something I usually advocate… however the results can be revealing!

Call him the next day and say you are aggravated. A family commitment came up and you won’t be available for about a week but look forward to seeing him soon. Set a date and time when you’ll meet.

You are now in control of the destiny of the relationship.

When next you meet, if he’s in the right place for commitment there’s a good chance he will take a step forward in the relationship. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. If he doesn’t make a move then he may not be the right guy for you. You can’t be sure though.

Is there a risk he will have found some other woman while you were not available? Absolutely!

However, if he’s ‘the one’ he’ll be chomping at the bit with the realization of just how much he wants you.

After that it’s like all of life, a crap shoot. Hopefully things will progress and he’ll feel comfortable taking the relationship to the next level.

If he doesn’t, take charge of your life. Decide to stick it out for awhile if that works best for you.

Or, don’t be afraid of letting go both physically and emotionally. Move on to a new chapter. Yes it can be scary. But then again it may be a great adventure and who knows what diamond in the rough you may find! Life transformation is invigorating!

I’d like to add one more thought. Relationships usually aren’t easy. They take time, commitment, accommodation and flexibility. But once you’ve reached a decision to leave work diligently at emotionally separating.

It’s much easier to stop seeing someone than it is to keep yourself from ruminating about them. There is no magic pill to simply forget a guy you believed was the love of your life.It may feel agonizing for some time. It goes with the territory of serious dating.

However, you can make an aggressive attempt to put him out of your thoughts. Take control!

Good luck and I hope you find a fulfilling, satisfying relationship with a combination of chemistry, caring and loving.

Consider sharing this article with a daughter, granddaughter, niece or any loved one. It’s never too early to learn how to manage healthy relationships.

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Teaching Information Fluency describes the skills and dispositions of information fluency adept searchers. Readers will receive in-depth information on what it takes to locate, evaluate, and ethically use digital information. The book realistically examines the abilities of Internet searchers today in terms of their efficiency and effectiveness in finding online information, evaluating it and using it ethically. Since the majority of people develop these skills on their own, rather than being taught, the strategies they invent may suffice for simple searches, but for more complex tasks, such as those required by academic and professional work, the average person s performance is adequate only about 50% of the time. The book is laid out in five parts: an introduction to the problem and how search engine improvements are not sufficient to be of real help, speculative searching, investigative searching, ethical use and applications of information fluency. The intent of the book is to provide readers ways to improve their performance as consumers of digital information and to help teachers devise useful ways to integrate information fluency instruction into their teaching, since deliberate instruction is needed to develop fluency. Since it is unlikely that dedicated class time will be available for such instruction, the approach taken embeds information fluency activities into classroom instruction in language arts, history and science. Numerous model lessons and resources are woven into the fabric of the text, including think-alouds, individual and group search challenges, discussions, assessments and curation, all targeted to Common Core State Standards as well as information fluency competencies.

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Conflicting models of selfhood have become central to debates over modern medicine. Newspaper columnists and new age gurus claim that the roots of many of our physical ailments lie in repressed experiences and emotions. Critics of biomedicine argue that a renewed engagement with the patient’s inner feelings is needed to humanise contemporary clinical practice. Government initiatives extend medicine’s remit beyond the maintenance of the population’s health to the achievement of ‘well-being’: the psychological state of the population is now used to benchmark the effectiveness and success of policies. These debates, in turn, have helped shape contemporary culture. Concepts of ‘stress’ and ‘psychosomatic illness’ have become part of every-day speech, allowing us to interpret physical disorders as a commentary on our personal troubles or adverse circumstances. Yet we still lack a clear historical account of how this psychological sensibility came to be established.Psychology and Medicine in Modern Britain will remedy this situation by demonstrating that there is nothing inevitable about the current connection between health, identity and personal history. It traces the changing conception of the psyche in Britain over the last two centuries and it demonstrates how these changes were rooted in transformed patterns of medical care. The shifts from private medicine through to National Insurance and the National Health Service fostered different kinds of relationship between doctor and patient and different understandings of psychological distress. Psychology and Medicine in Modern Britain examines these transformations and, in so doing, provides new critical insights into our modern sense of identity and changing notions of health that will be of great value to anyone interested in the modern history of British medicine.

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