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Assistant Instructor, Male, from Finland

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Home Page:
    http://www.youtube.com/user/LiquidWaterDiver
    Location:
    Finland
    Gender:
    Male
    Certification Agencies:
    CMAS, PSAI, IANTD, TDI, SUKELTAJALIITTO/FINNISH RED CROSS, NAUI, DAN, PADI
    Dive History:
    I have done 300+ dives in drysuit and 250+ of those in side mount configuration: in open water, under ice, in flooded mines, through narrow sumps, in zero visibilty, quite deep (normoxic trimix). I have 150+ overhead dives done, although mostly in mines or under ice. I have done 28 sump dives (a day counts as one) and 27 search and recovery dives. My specialty skill is diving in extremely bad visibility in confined overhead environments.

    Some facts:
    Longest dive: 2h at -3m
    Shortest dive: 50 demanding seconds (a less successful ice dive)
    Longest successful free dive: 57m, no fins
    Shortest unsuccessful free dive: about 65m, no fins, blackout, with safety diver
    Coldest dive: -1C water or -20C surface
    Hottest dive: pH 2,9
    Usual dive: +4C
    Certification History:
    2010: Learned to dive (with drysuit) CMAS
    2011: Learned ice diving CMAS
    2012: Introductory cave diver (sidemount) PSAI
    ------- Advanced recreational trimix (sidemount) IANTD
    ------- Trimix gas blender IANTD
    2013: Sump diving course (sidemount) SSF (a caving club, not a dive cert agency)
    ------- Assistant instructor NAUI
    2014: Full cave (sidemount, no equipment removal) PSAI
    ------- Trimix (sidemount, normoxic) TDI (but I actually read Deco for Divers)
    ------- Voluntary rescue service diver (recovery diver) Finnish divers association / Red Cross
    Certification Level:
    Cave diver / Ice Diver / Normoxic trimix
    # of Logged Dives:
    200 - 499
    Dive Classification:
    Technical Diver
    Years Certified:
    Six - Ten Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Drysuit. Belt harness (sidemount/sump configuration). Various cylinders. Sump diver helmet. Reel or crowbar depending on task.
    During my third freedive deep inside Swildon's Hole in 2010 I suddenly realized that I really want a S.C.U.B.A.

    Confined zero visibility sumps have been my goal and motivation since the beginning. Later I found search and recovery diving and underwater inspection to be rewarding forms of diving, too. These have much in common: the visibility is **** if it exists, there are hidden dangers, equipment cost is low, you never know what you will find, and there are no crowds.

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