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scubadada
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Occupation:
Physician, Infectious Diseases

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scubadada

Diver, Male, 64, from Philadelphia and Boynton Beach

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Who would dive every day if he could? Jan 18, 2016

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      Who would dive every day if he could?
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jan 25, 1954 (Age: 64)
    Location:
    Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    Occupation:
    Physician, Infectious Diseases
    Gender:
    Male
    Certification Agencies:
    LA County Underwater Unit, PADI, SDI
    Dive History:
    Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, Curacao, Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Costa Rica, Roatan, Panama, Oahu, Maui, San Diego, Florida Keys, Southeast Florida, Red Sea, Cocos, Galapagos
    Certification Level:
    LACUU Basic 1970, PADI MSD 2005, SDI Solo Diver 2013
    # of Logged Dives:
    1,000 - 2,499
    Dive Classification:
    Experienced Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    I was certified at 16 years old while living in the Los Angeles area. I was a competitive swimmer and water polo player through high school. I dived actively, mostly shore diving in LA, Orange, and San Diego Counties with occasional trips to Catalina for the decade while I finished high school, college, and medical school. I did not dive for 17 years. I was recertified with my son when he turned 12, we've been diving together for 21 years. My wife was certified with my daughter when she turned 12, the whole family has been diving together for 16 years. We try to dive as a family as much as we can, more often now it's my wife and me. I also dive by myself whenever I have the opportunity. 2017 was a great diving year for me, 200 dives, Cocos, Roatan, Cayman Brac, Bonaire, and SE Florida, Roatan and Bonaire with my wife. 2018 has gotten off to a great start, a few over 100 dives so far, great Lemon Shark aggregation in Jupiter, and a fantastic trip to Galapagos in April/May. Looking forward to Bonaire with my wife in August, Goliath Grouper aggregation in Florida in September, and figuring out how to get in some dives with my son and daughter :)
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