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Anatomy of a "HIT" by ADM Staff Photojournalist John Rawlings

Discussion in 'Advanced Diver Magazine' started by Curt Bowen, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Curt Bowen

    Curt Bowen Manta Ray

    # of Dives:
    Location: Sarasota, FL
    Anatomy of a "HIT" • ADVANCED DIVER MAGAZINE • By John Rawlings

    Anatomy of a "HIT"
    by ADM Staff Photojournalist John Rawlings

    When it happened, I was stunned…the hit was completely unexpected because the dives had been so uneventful and simple recreational level dives like we have done literally thousands of times before. The sudden numbness in my right arm had caught my attention…
  2. Cave Diver

    Cave Diver Divemaster

    Wow. Thanks for posting that Curt. Good reminder that there is no such thing as a "routine dive."
  3. FritzCat66

    FritzCat66 Florida Reef Cat ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Florida's Space Coast
    Great story! Even a small PFO can obviously have a huge impact one one's susceptibility to DCS.

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