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    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and power, a man and a bear engage in an eating contest and an elephant competes against a group of humans to see who can pull a jet further and faster. The World Of Exploration: X-Force - Diving ... technology to explore one of the world's deepest diveable wrecks. World champion freediver Tanya Streeter rejects scuba equipment to dive almost as deep on one breath. ...


    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How deep can you plunge underwater with one single breath? Champion freedivers Pipin Ferreras and Umberto Pelizzari dive to a depth of over 162 metres, the equivalent of a 50-storey building. Don't worry if you cannot go that far. You can still enjoy the view of the deep blue sea in Ocean Men: Extreme Dive, an Omnimax show at the Hong Kong Space Museum. You will learn ...

  3. First Person

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... published in diving periodicals in Hong Kong and overseas. 'I have a passion for marine animals, from the common goby to the whales. They are simple and honest, not as mischievous as people. ... I learned scuba diving at the age of seven and was certified as a diver at 15. My teachers were my sporty brothers. One of them even represented Hong Kong at the Olympics in the 1970s. Most scuba ...

  4. 'Flying piggy' hits turbulence

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Poor David 'flying piggy' Chu Yu-lin. A master of scuba-diving and paragliding (hence his nickname), you would have thought he could handle a bit of rough water. Apparently not. ... the Diaoyu islands. Carrying the latest scuba gear, he declared he was ready to dive deep to evade Japanese coastguard ships. Alas, he suffered seasickness from day one and remained immobilised ...

  5. Delta may be base for underwater archaeology

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A training base for underwater archaeologists in the Asia-Pacific region is likely to be set up in the Pearl River Delta region because of its rich cultural heritage. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Richard Engelhardt, a Unesco regional adviser to the region, said the limited number of underwater experts meant that it was important to expand ...

  6. Say Che-ez

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... camera that you can take diving. Yes, the Sony UX60 was launched last month that can be submerged almost two metres, but you can take the H2O as deep as 30 metres - only don't test this out ... the Che-ez! H2O is its price. At $1,400, the H2O is priced like your average entry-level digital camera. PROS: Waterproof up to 30 metres, affordable CONS: Requires a bulky shell for use underwater ...

  7. Wing Lung in card expansion plan

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... membership of the Hong Kong Underwater Association as new credit-card holders. The diving enthusiasts earn an average of $20,000 a month. Mr Lui said credit-card spending had fallen by 8 per cent ... yesterday that the mid-tier lender was considering launching another four affinity cards this year, in addition to one unveiled yesterday and co-branded with the Hong Kong Underwater Association, ...

  8. Finding Nemo

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... of humour. The animation is breath-taking in its scope and depth of vision, making the underwater world the story is set in come alive. And it loses nothing at all in its transferal from big to small ... viewing- they end up being not much more than a lot of men pointing at computer screens. The verdict: Christmas is coming so dive in. ...

  9. World-class treat in store for diving fans

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... diving, will show off their skills, along with Chantelle Michell, the world number one in the three-metre springboard discipline. China and Russia have yet to finalise their lineups. However, ...


    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam. In 1984 Louganis had won the springboard event by an astonishing 92.10 points - the largest victory margin in Olympic diving history - and had then defeated his platform rivals by 67.41 points, prompting two-time Olympic diving champion Sammy Lee to laud his performances as something 'that I doubt will ever be equalled. Not in my lifetime or [to ...




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