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SB Administrator, from Boca Raton, Florida
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- Home Page:
- Boca Raton, Florida
- Sales and Marketing / Commercial Archaeology / Scu
- Not specified
- Certification Agencies:
- PADI, TDI
- Dive History:
I started diving in 2003, and immediately fell in love with scuba and the ocean. Within a few years, amassed a few hundred dives. In 2008, I met my dive mentor and best friend, John Chatterton. Since then, I started technical diving, rebreather diving, hardhat diving, etc. Diving is not just my hobby, it's a huge part of my life. I've worked with and dived with John Chatterton constantly since 2008, and who knows what new wrecks we'll discover... In 2012, I decided it was time to share some of my diving experience with others, and became a scuba instructor.
I've dived in: South Florida from Jupiter to Dry Tortugas. Belize, Roatan, Cozumel, San Diego, Catalina, St Thomas, Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos Islands, Maine, North Carolina, Milwaukee (Lake Michigan), and New Jersey.
I shoot video (for television even), take photos with a DSLR (I have been published in magazines and books). I even find time to dive with my sweetie scubameg. :)
- Certification History:
Diving (Open Circuit): PADI AOW, Rescue, TDI Advanced Nitrox, Extended Range, Decompression Procedures, Advanced Trimix.
Tech Scuba Instructor
Diving (Closed Circuit): Evolution CCR.
Captain's License: USCG 100T Master/Mate
Hard Hat: Kirby Morgan Maintenance and Repair Technician, and am certified to teach the Kirby Morgan owner/operator course.
- Certification Level:
- PADI Scuba Instructor / TDI Tech Instructor / OC Advanced Trimix / Evolution CCR
- # of Logged Dives:
- 2,500 - 4,999
- Dive Classification:
- Instructor / Assistant Instructor / Dive Master / Dive Con
- Years Certified:
- Ten Or More Years
- Dive Equipment:
Scuba: Aqua Lung Wetsuits, Apeks XTX100 Regulator, Apeks Tek 3 Regulator Set. Apeks SS Backplate, Apeks WTX3 Wing. Aqua Lung Teknika Mask. Rocket Fins, Whites Fusion Bullet Drysuit
Kirby Morgan KM-37 Dive Helmet; Atlantic Diving Equipment Harness (BP400), Atlantic Diving Equipment Weight Belt.
Dive Rite SS BP, Transplate Harness, Venture Wing, 2 @ Scubapro MK25/S600, ScubaPro MK25/G250v, Oceanic Atom2, Hollis Alum BP w/ Solo Harness, Hollis Doubles Wing, Hollis Singles Wing, Hollis H-02 210 Deco Regs. Poseidon xstream. Nikon D200 w/ Ikelite Housing for Camera - 2 @ DS-125 Strobes. Daryl Wong Speargun. DUI-CLX450 Dry Suit. Pinnacle Wetsuits. OTS Guardian FFM. Shearwater Pursuit Dive Computer. Aqua Lung BFK.
- Rebreather Experience:
- Prism 2
Currently, I am director of Sales and Marketing for ScubaBoard.com, and my wife and I have a marketing company called Duck Diver, LLC. We make websites and do a la carte marketing with a specialty in the Scuba. I also work as a commercial archaeologist (I find and salvage old shipwrecks) my friends John Chatterton & John Mattera. You can read about us in the book Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson.
- Diving Rebreathers Since:
Before ScubaBoard, I was a sound engineer (touring nationwide) specializing in live concerts for 10 years, and owned a retail gift shop in Breckenridge, Colorado for 12 years.