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    Tech Dispatcher for an IT Company
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    Certification Agencies:
    NASDS (many moons ago for Open Water) and PADI for Enriched Air/Nitrox
    Dive History:
    Rainbow River - 1st OW dive
    Blue Grotto - 2nd OW dive, OW cert dive
    Ginnie Springs - drift dive
    Blue Grotto - just for fun dive
    Pompano Beach - wreck, reef, night dives. Nitrox cert dives.
    Millbrook Quarry (Haymarket VA) - just for fun, refresher dive.
    Certification History:
    OW and Nitrox/Enriched Air
    Certification Level:
    # of Logged Dives:
    0 - 24
    Dive Classification:
    Just An "Average" Diver
    Years Certified:
    Six - Ten Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Pretty much "old school". We got the best we could way back when I started, including a ScubaPro BC and Genesis regs, but according to my friends, that is so old school. Wetsuit is pretty much hand-me-down, found it at a garage sale. Boots will need to be replaced soon, there's no cushion for the fins, so my feet hurt when kicking. Mask and snorkel are pretty old, probably need to be replaced. My gloves are reef gloves. For those who don't know what they are, they're meant for warmer waters (such as where you would find a reef) and ergo, have little to no insulation, since they're meant more for protection than warmth.
    Rebreather Experience:
    Uh, let's see... I've been an Open Water certified SCUBA diver since I was 13 (so 1998) and Nitrox certified since 2001. I'm from Florida so I'm still adjusting to the colder temperatures (in and out of the water) here in VA. I've dove Blue Grotto, Ginnie Springs, Rainbow River, Pompano Beach (reef, wreck, and night). Definitely a fan of the warmer waters (Pomp was 75deg at 90ft, come on! I shoulda dove skin, not suit!). Temps up here are about 61deg at 30ft. Definitely trying to adjust. I fell out of the dive community for a while after my Nitrox cert because of school and college. I recently met and became friends with a dive master here in VA and she's slowly bringing me back into the diving world. Next stop: AOW, Rescue, S/R.



    "Change is constant. Growth is optional. Choose wisely." - Mae West

    I'm not SHORT! I'm TRAVEL-SIZED!...and I stow quite easily in most overhead storage bins...