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scuba diver

One who dives underwater while wearing a mask attached to a container of compressed air that allows for long periods of breathing without resurfacing. "Scuba" was originally an acronym for "self-contained underwater breathing apparatus." I don't think I have a future as a scuba diver, but I really enjoyed looking at the coral reef underwater.
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com or follow @ BSACDIVERS on Twitter Wirral greatgrandad Ray Woolley, also inset, above, right, still has a passion for scuba diving, at the age of 93
Technavio's report, Scuba Diving Equipment Market in South Korea 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
There is an increasing popularity of scuba diving in the Sea Cadet program, which can easily be explained by the amazing things that these Cadets are able to do through this fun and unique opportunity.
According to the standard requirements for SCUBA diving [8,9], divers shall maintain an awareness of fins, equipment and cameras, adjust buoyancy, and secure equipment to avoid contacting corals or stirring up sediment while diving.
Chan said the new rules and regulations were developed to ensure the scuba diving industry's development as a key tourism product.
When I was first introduced to scuba diving, I had my nervousness because of my phobia about drowning," said Morlan, who medically retired from his Air Force cable antenna maintenance career in 2011.
Prince William was presented a BSAC President diving jacket and a scuba diving T-shirt for his little boy George during the reception last Wednesday.
The Duke of Cambridge makes safety checks with Bsac chairman Eugene <B Farrell before scuba diving yesterday Justin Tallis
Whilst talking to British Sub-Aqua Club, the Duke of Cambridge said that scuba diving really opened his eyes not only to many extraordinary sights, but also to the responsibilities that they had as guardians of the underwater world, the Mirror reported.
The two companies have recently acquired the Scuba Schools International (SSI), the world's second largest scuba diving organization and the name to trust in the diving world which has provided training, scuba diving certification, and education resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers, and resorts around the world.
Determined to carry on having an active life, he took up scuba diving and has just returned from a trip to Lanzarote which fellow club members paid for through fundraising.
A NORTH East scuba diving club is holding a fundraiser for the RNLI.
Quite a few expats living in the UAE must have headed out to the Musandam peninsula in Oman for a first-hand experience of snorkeling and scuba diving.
Yet, the two friends embarked on an all-expense paid trip to Cozumel to enjoy a sport most would consider beyond their capabilities: scuba diving.
Summary: The aquarium team at Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico have surprised young visitors with an unusual sight - a scuba diving Santa Claus.