ABOUT ME

Hi and welcome to my dive blog! Where I will share all of my experiences good and bad in my adventures underwater…my love, my passion, diving and underwater film and Photography! I’ve been diving for 5 years and have the following qualifications:

SSI Open Water
SSI Advanced Diver
SDI Rescue Diver and First Aid
SDI Solo Diver
TDI Intro to Tech (dived in twins for a year)
TDI Nitrox
TDI Advanced Nitrox
TDI Side Mount (preferred for Open circuit)
Apnea Stage A Freediving course (maximum dynamic 80m maximum depth 20m maximum static 2.5 minutes)
Apnea Stage B Freediving course (maximum depth 23m)

and set to complete this year in 2014:

TDI Decompression Procedures
CCR Poseidon Mark 6 and 7 rebreather course
TDI Helitrox course

Photo above courtesy of Thomas Waterhouse.

My dream and 5 year goal has been to reach a professional level in underwater film. I am currently in year 3 of this goal and last year won the Cairns underwater film festival for best video Amateur category. I was also recently featured on Channel 7 news for my footage of the Sea Rogue wreck which I was one of the first to film.

I have flown to Taiji Japan to help save the dolphins with Sea Shepherd, I have sailed the Whitsundays, dived the Galapagos which blew my mind, I have fallen in love with the people of Malapascua Philippines and been on 612ABC AM fundraising for relief of the Haiyan Typhoon, I have protested in Shark rallies, supported several different Ocean conservation efforts and am a member of Green Peace.

Photo above courtesy of Thomas Waterhouse.

The ocean is my true love and the thing that makes my life full and complete, the thing that makes me strive to be better as an individual and as a human on this earth. It challenges me in every way to overcome my fears, it motivates me and above all it teaches me the meaning of life.

Photos below courtesy of Thomas Waterhouse:

Diving has allowed me to have a beautiful connection with the ocean. I hope that you will enjoy reading and viewing my adventures and that it inspires you to love and protect our oceans too.

Photos below courtesy of Erez Beatus from Apnea Freedving:

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