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Nov 30, 2010
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Starkville, ms
Whatever will turn a quick buck. And the occasiona

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  • About

    Starkville, ms
    Whatever will turn a quick buck. And the occasiona
    Certification Agencies:
    Dive History:
    Completed PADI OW certs in Panama City Beach. Dove the Gulf of Mexico on 2 boat dives and did 2 freshwater spring dives at Morrison springs.
    Completed AOW, on deep dive I went to 102 ffw, did not experience noticeable narcosis.
    Gained experience in cold(er) water than have previously experienced. Water temp at 102 ffw at Dive Alabama was 55deg F. I learned the value of a good hood, gloves, and boots on this dive.

    Spearfishing in bay springs lake in northeast Mississippi was uneventful, however fun regardless.

    Several blackwater dives with Monroe county Search and Rescue.
    Certification History:
    PADI OW, 16 OCT 2010
    PADI AOW, 28 AUG 2011
    Certification Level:
    PADI Advanced Open Water +deep +ppb
    # of Logged Dives:
    50 - 99
    Dive Classification:
    Just An "Average" Diver
    Years Certified:
    Three Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Mares X-Vision Mask, Clear with Blue frame
    Aeris 5mm Manta Booties
    Aeris Tawali Snorkel
    Random, unidentifiable, full foot fins
    Mares Prestige 1st and 2nd stage regs
    Mares MV octo
    Mares Mission 2 console with PUCK computer
    Mares Pegasus BCD with MRS weight system
    Mares Volo Power Fins
    Pinnacle Cruiser 7mm Wetsuit fullsuit
    Blue Reef 6.5mm hood
    Blue Reef 5mm gloves
    Blue Reef 5mm hard sole boots.
    Safety sausage
    100' finger spool
    UK D4 dive light
    JBL 6'8" Travel Pole-spear with 3 pronged paralyser and single flopper tips
    XS Scuba AL80
    XS Scuba AL19 pony bottle
    Hollis aluminum backplate
    Hollis solo harness
    Hollis S25 wing
    Rebreather Experience:
    Hey y'all! I am a broke college guy majoring in Forestry at Mississippi State University who loves the outdoors and wishes to preserve it for future generations. A good friend of mine talked me into trying SCUBA my junior year of college where I discovered that compressed air is very addicting. Since then, I have completed my OW, and AOW certifications and am happily on the path to becoming the best diver that I can. I have several amazing mentors and buddies who push me to become better than ever before. I own all my own gear and recently have taken the backplate, wing, and harness plunge. I now see what all the fuss is about. Cold deep water diving is nowhere as bad as I originally thought it would be and actually consider it quite rewarding. Any questions or comments please feel free to PM me or post on my wall. I have recently joined the Monroe County Search and Rescue team as a diver and land based rescue technician on ropes, rural search, and missing persons.


    eat. sleep. dive. repeat often.

    :panicbutton: <--- that button, not available underwater. plan accordingly or pay dearly.