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scubadada
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Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
Occupation:
Physician, Infectious Diseases

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scubadada

Diver, Male, 63, 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: 63)
    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, Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, Curacao, Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Costa Rica, Panama, Oahu, Maui, San Diego, Florida Keys, Southeast Florida, Red Sea, Cocos Island
    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 20 years. My wife was certified with my daughter when she turned 12, the whole family has been diving together for 15 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. 2015 was a great year, 164 dives, finally hit 1000 dives, did the Spree wreck trek with my son, and hit 1000 hours during Goliath Grouper aggregation in Boynton Beach. 2016 was my best diving year, 2 weeks in the Red Sea, 2 weeks of Goliath Grouper aggregation on the Castor in Boynton Beach, 204 dives. Looking forward to 2017, Cocos, Roatan with my wife, Florida...
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