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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. All In A Day's Work: Underwater instruction

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the ocean. We are heavily involved with local schools, teaching students dive courses, ranging from open-water to rescue. Many local school students also get involved in underwater clean-up days ... Susie Gyopos Andrew Couch, PADI course director at Mandarin Divers, brings the diving experience not only to local adults but to a large number of school children. We have a wide range ...

  4. A dream come true

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Teaching people how to do a new sport is very satisfying, writes Lee Wing-sze Young Post: How did you become a diving instructor? Fung: I watched the movie The Deep when I was a teenager. It is a thriller about deep sea adventurers. I was fascinated by the underwater scenes in the movie and dreamed about having such an experience in the deep ocean. Although I would sometimes go snorkelling, ...

  5. Diving club opts for down-to-earth work

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow The Hong Kong Underwater Club took to one of the most inaccessible beaches in the New Territories to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Dive in to Earth Day. Instead of doing it below sea level, as you would expect, divers grabbed big garbage bags, slipped on protective gloves and dived into their day's work- cleaning up Governor's Beach. ...

  6. Diving Tonight

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Diving Tonight Visual art pieces inspired by the theme of diving in an underwater world, made from tape and other everyday objects. Wed-Sun, 5pm-1am, a'ha, 10 Elgin St, SoHo. Inquiries: 9482 0472 or 2535 9111. Ends Aug 23 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Woman fights for life after diving mishap

    Posted Oct 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael and Robin Kwong A Hong Kong scuba diver was fighting for her life in hospital last night after being pulled unconscious from the sea during an underwater expedition off Sai Kung. The 31-year-old woman, surname Tong, became separated from her friends during a shallow dive in murky conditions in Pak Lap Bay at 1pm yesterday. A fellow diver realised she was missing ...

  9. Treasure hunters face new threat

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Crawford Treasure hunting is the ultimate experience for those whose souls are possessed by scuba diving. So professional diver and Hong Kong resident Nik Day did not hesitate when shortly after ... of fearless divers plunging into the unknown in search of priceless riches from another time. For Mr Day, who divides his time between Hong Kong and running a dive shop in Subic Bay about two hours ...

  10. Is it time for a sea change among the city's divers?

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Renowned underwater photographer Michael Aw has never dived in Hong Kong waters, and he has no intention of doing so unless someone shows him what he is missing. ... by Outdoor Photography magazine last year and won the Gold Diver award at the World Festival of Underwater Pictures. He started diving when working in advertising and marketing, to relieve work ...




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