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Jul 6, 1955 (Age: 65)
Edmonton, Alberta
lecturer at St. Joseph's College at the University

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Divemaster Candidate, 65, from Edmonton, Alberta

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    Jul 6, 1955 (Age: 65)
    Edmonton, Alberta
    lecturer at St. Joseph's College at the University
    Certification Agencies:
    PADI (Maui Dreams Dive Co. in Kihei, HI)
    Dive History:
    Most of my dives have been in Maui: Molokini Crater, Molokini Back Wall, St. Anthony wreck, Pu'u Olai, Ulua Beach, Five Caves, Makena Landing, Ahihi Cove, Maliko Gulch, Lanai (First Cathedral), etc. I've also been to Fiji (Beqa Lagoon Resort); the Big Island (Kona): Australia (GBR); Victoria, BC (Saanich Inlet, Race Rocks, HMCS McKenzie); Tobermory, ON (various wrecks); Key Largo, FL; in Alberta: Lake Edith (Jasper NP), Twin Lakes, & Clear Lake. I've also done "indoor" dives at Maui Ocean Center and West Edmonton Mall. Deepest dive: 142 feet.
    Certification History:
    OW (June 2004), AOW (Feb 2005), Rescue (June 2006). Specialties: EANitrox (Feb 2005); Deep, Night (Aug 2005); Boat, UW Naturalist (June 2006); Peak Performance Buoyancy (Oct. 2006); UW Navigation (July 2007); Search & Recovery, Dry Suit (Aug 2008). PADI Master Scuba Diver (June 2006). Presently a Divemaster Candidate.
    Certification Level:
    Rescue (Master Scuba Diver)
    # of Logged Dives:
    200 - 499
    Dive Classification:
    Just An "Average" Diver
    Years Certified:
    Six - Ten Years
    Dive Equipment:
    ScubaPro Glide Plus BCD (with Air 2) and MK25/X650 regs. Pinnacle Fusion 5/4 mm wet suit with Tusa fins. White's Catalyst dry suit with Scubapro fins. SeaLife DC 600 digital camera. UK lights. Suunto Gekko wrist computer and Suunto Cobra air integrated computer.
    Rebreather Experience:
    Always wanted to become a certified diver. Finally got the chance in June, 2004. I've been doing as much diving (and continuing education) as possible since then -- sort of making up for lost (dive) time.


    Dave Bittner, Edmonton, AB
    PADI Divemaster candidate
    258 logged dives
    Next scheduled dive trips: Oahu, Fiji, & Maui in Jun 2010; Kona & Kauai in Aug 2010