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  1. 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 ...

  2. From nightlife to scuba diving

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier There is much more than just nightlife at The Warehouse. Members- aged 13 to 25- can sign up to a wide range of courses from dance to pottery and gardening. There is drama, fitness, photography, IT, day and overnight camping, and even classes in scuba diving. Younger children can also enrol in some of the courses. All this is overseen by a team of nine staff, ...

  3. Second death on firm's Egypt tours

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of the man who died was on the boat. Mr Huen said that soon after the group began snorkelling, the man was spotted underwater and signalling with his hands that he was in trouble. Staff immediately ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Finswimmers make it look so easy

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in Tsuen Wan. 'I enjoy diving underwater at high speed. I also get a lot of satisfaction from my previous achievements. I hope I will be able to establish a new record ... By Michelle Chan Moving swiftly underwater, Hong Kong's top finswimmers thrilled the crowd at the University of Science and Technology pool last Saturday. David Ng, chairman ...

  6. e-pal

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... being music. I love singing and go to lessons. I'm also in two choirs. I can play the piano and the block flute, and the guitar a little bit. My favourite sport is underwater swimming. It's more interesting than regular swimming and you can move a lot faster. Underwater swimmers use special fins and equipment to stay underwater for a long time. It's nothing like scuba ...

  7. Bravery awards for heroes of marine rescues

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a heroic dive into the sea off Stanley last year. The boy, on a sailing course, was trapped underwater when his dinghy capsized about midday on August 18. Constable Lai, stationed at Marine South, was on the scene within five minutes of receiving a call. He dived under the dinghy in water 7 to 8 metres deep and found the boy trapped by a wire around his foot. When efforts to cut the wire ...

  8. Tommy Remengesau Jnr

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... still have to tell people what they can do when they come here. Palau is the best diving spot in the world. It's been ranked by oceanographers as the No.1 underwater wonder, too. You can ... at the most, but when you scuba-dive you go down 24 to 27 metres- it really is a different world down there. You have more time to observe the lifestyle of the underwater inhabitants. That's ...

  9. No ducking and diving on film set

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lee Wing-sze Olympic gold medallist turned actor Tian Liang says his wife is watching him closely while he is filming. Promoting Andrew Lau Wai-keung's new film, Beautiful Life, in Shanghai, he said his wife kept tabs on him while the romantic movie ...

  10. Journeys of a lifetime

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of nature, and I really want to visit these places. But I will not dive. I trust the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel, and they provide their audiences with excellent views of the underwater world. I also look forward to taking a cruise in the Caribbean. This is the most relaxing way to spend a holiday because there is no need to worry about rushing to and from the airport. ...




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