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Tucson, AZ
Communications and education for a health sciences

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  • About

    Tucson, AZ
    Communications and education for a health sciences
    Certification Agencies:
    Dive History:
    Murky lakes (Germany and Arizona); Mediterranean Sea; Red Sea; Cozumel; Florida Keys; Kauai (HI); North Carolina wrecks; Southern California kelp, Pacific Northwest (BC). Favorite spot: San Carlos on the Gulf of California (Mexico).
    Certification History:
    CMAS * in 1994
    SSI Master Diver 2007
    SDI Solo Diver 2008
    Certification Level:
    SDI Solo Diver
    # of Logged Dives:
    200 - 499
    Dive Classification:
    Just An "Average" Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Wow - this is really dorky, but what the heck...
    Atomic Z2; 19 cu ft pony with ScubaPro Mk17/S600
    Whites Catalyst Classic Drysuit
    Deep Sea Supply SS back plate and 30 lbs wing
    DiveRite NiTek Duo, Uwatec Aladdin Pro
    Rebreather Experience:
    Started diving as a teenager while living in my home country, Germany. CMAS-OW-certified in 1994, I didn't do much diving while I was an underfunded student in a landlocked country ;-) Well, the North and Baltic Seas don't count because no one wants to dive there anyway. Ironically, I had to move to the Arizona desert (2005) to get serious about diving! I since started collecting SSI specialties, completed my Master Diver rating and am currently enrolled in the SSI DiveCon program.


    Friends don't let friends buy jacket-style BCs