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  • About

    St. Albert, AB, Canada
    Software developer
    Certification Agencies:
    Northwest Scuba, Bahia Divers, Dressell Divers, Aquatek Scuba
    Dive History:
    Hanama Bay 1978
    Sharks Cove 1978
    Playa del Carmen 2006
    Playa del Carmen 2009
    Cozumel 2011
    Florida 2011
    Certification History:
    Scuba Diver 2005
    OWD Dec 2009
    Nitrox Mar 2011
    Full Face Mask Dec 2011
    Certification Level:
    # of Logged Dives:
    50 - 99
    Dive Classification:
    Vacation Diver
    Years Certified:
    Three Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Oceanic EOS Reg,
    Oceanic Delta 4.1 Reg,
    Oceanic Excursion BCD
    Oceanic Atom 3.0 DC
    Oceanic NEO octo
    Pinacle Wetsuits
    Titanium dive knife.
    Mask, fins, snorkle
    Whites Classic Drysuit
    full face supermask
    leg compressors (Halcyon DIR dive system)
    Rebreather Experience:
    I did my first dives as an uncertified diver in 1978 in Hawaii with a rig that had hoses over each shoulder and this bouancy vest that look striking like a maywest. Cant remember how many dives we did, but I remember diving through a small cave at a place called Sharks Cove. Way too cool.

    Then I had children. I had my 2 daughters snorkeling at 5 years old in maui and every vacation since. In 2005 I was certified at a resort in Mexico, and while I got to dive, I realize the course could have been better. This year, my daughter decided she would also like to dive, so I redid the OWD course with her (it had been a year since my last dive, so I thought it couldnt hurt) She was nervous in the course, but by the end I think she too has been hooked. And now I have a dive buddy! :)

    We plan on expanding our skills through training and some experience under a carefully guided hand and hope to entice the rest of the family to dive as well.


    "I discovered I scream the same way whether I'm about to be devoured by a great white shark or if a piece of seaweed touches my foot"
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