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scubadada
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Occupation:
Physician, Infectious Diseases

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scubadada

Diver, Male, 64, from Philadelphia and Boynton Beach

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Who would dive every day if he could? Jan 18, 2016

    1. DreadnoughtNH
      DreadnoughtNH
      ::waves hand wildly:: OOH! OOH! OOH! Right here! This guy!
    2. scubadada
      scubadada
      Who would dive every day if he could?
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jan 25, 1954 (Age: 64)
    Location:
    Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    Occupation:
    Physician, Infectious Diseases
    Gender:
    Male
    Certification Agencies:
    LA County Underwater Unit, PADI, SDI
    Dive History:
    Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Turks & Caicos, Bonaire, Curacao, Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Costa Rica, Roatan, Panama, Oahu, Maui, San Diego, Florida Keys, Southeast Florida, Red Sea, Cocos, Galapagos
    Certification Level:
    LACUU Basic 1970, PADI MSD 2005, SDI Solo Diver 2013
    # of Logged Dives:
    1,000 - 2,499
    Dive Classification:
    Experienced Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    I was certified by the LA County Underwater Unit when I was 16 and living in the Los Angeles area. I was a competitive swimmer and water polo player through high school. I dived actively, mostly shore diving in LA, Orange, and San Diego Counties, with occasional trips to Catalina, for the decade while I finished high school, college, and medical school. I did not dive for 17 years. I was recertified with my son when he turned 12, we've been diving together for 21 years. My wife was certified with my daughter when she turned 12, the whole family has been diving together for 16 years. We try to dive as a family as much as we can, more often now, it's my wife and me. I also dive by myself whenever I have the opportunity. We've owned a 2nd house in Boynton Beach, FL for 7 years.

    2018 was my best year, 216 dives, Lemon Shark aggregation in Jupiter, Galapagos, 2 weeks in Bonaire with my wife, Goliath Grouper aggregation in Florida, a week on the Cayman Aggressor, and first dives with my son in 2 1/2 years. 2019 plans are coming together, return to Bonaire with my wife in April, the Revillagigedos in May, my usual trips to Florida. It will be Lemon Shark time again soon :)
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