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  1. He used website to outline his mission, hopes and fears

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the body of Deon Dreyer back from the depths. 'The dive will be unique and huge. I plan on spending up to five minutes at 270 metres recovering the body,' he wrote on www.deepcave.com. 'I have to cut Deon out of his dive harness, place him in a body bag (custom built), hook a strong wire line to the dive gear, get back to the drop line with the body bag and the other end ...

  2. dive books

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Asian Diver magazine has delivered another in its useful series of annuals with 101 Coolest Dives- The Thrill Seeker's Guide to the Planet's Coolest Diving ($80, Emap Singapore). The 101 Coolest Dives attempts to identify the most-memorable dives around the world, from searching for the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark (Dive three ...

  3. Sebastien Murat

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The free-diving extremist and world record holder for underwater swimming tells David Evans that if you hold your breath, sometimes you get what you want. 'I hold the world record for swimming nearly 192 metres underwater on a single breath. I'm also going to make another attempt on the world free-diving record [diving without an oxygen tank] later this year. It currently ...

  4. Diving force

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Penny Hunter

    ... snorkel and dive with the mammals. But it is out on the reefs where the underwater world is most tangible and untamed. Here is the reason Palau is considered one of the top three dive destinations ... is water of the most remarkable blue imaginable. With a few duck dives to the bottom, the guides bring the sludge to the surface so passengers can indulge in a full-body mud pack, painting ...

  5. Resume

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1978: Set up a diving shop to sell equipment 1981: Got PADI licence for open-water scuba instructor in Japan and started to give diving courses 1989: Got PADI licence to be a course director 2002: Appointed chairman of the Hong Kong Underwater Association (HKUA) 2004: Appointed HKUA consultant How to get there Course: Open Water Diver Organiser: International (Elite) ...

  6. The Event

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aquaworld Performance The Flying Lotahs from Australia display diving feats including comedy diving, underwater escapes and underwater ballet. Today and Sat-Aug 7, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm, 6.30pm (30 mins each session), Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa, Shung King St, Hunghom, (near the Whampoa ship), free. Inquiries: 2128 7710 ...

  7. Magic circle

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The shows will feature diving, synchronised swimming and an underwater escape. The highlight is a 'death defying' dive from 17 metres into just 2.5 metres of water. ... Stefanie Leung Members of the Flying Lotahs practise underwater acrobatics at Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa yesterday before a series of shows this weekend and next weekend (daily at 2pm, ...

  8. Underwater treasure

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH You may soon have a chance to take a close look at some local marine animals without having to take up scuba-diving, thanks to a new World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) conservation project. WWF Hong Kong will be bringing a selection of marine treasures, dubbed the 'Ocean's 10', to local students in the coming school term. They include brain coral, ...

  9. Exploring a new world

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... near a beach. I was fascinated by the underwater world. So I joined a diving course with my friends when I was 18. That was more than 20 years ago when diving was quite expensive. There were ... Smart customers should not only consider the price, but also the quality of the courses. YP: Why did you take up diving as your career? C: I think the underwater world is amazing and I like ...

  10. Plunge to help tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A West Island student who was scuba-diving in Thailand on December 26 is raising funds for the victims of the tsunami. Emilia Pellas was diving on the east coast in Ko ... at 1.30pm. The plan is for each participant- wearing diving gear- to spend 30 minutes under water in the school's pool. West Island principal Brian Driver will kick off the event, followed ...




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