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I can mention many moments that were unforgettable and revelatory. But the most single revelatory three minutes was the first time I put on scuba gear and dived on a coral reef. It's just the unbelievable fact that you can move in three dimensions.
Successful technologies often begin as hobbies. Jacques Cousteau invented scuba diving because he enjoyed exploring caves. The Wright brothers invented flying as a relief from the monotony of their normal business of selling and repairing bicycles.
I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean.
Growing up in Alaska, they don't really teach you to swim there. I learned to swim just a few summers ago with Olympic gold medalist Amanda Beard. She did great, and right after that I went to get scuba certified. I had fun with it. I didn't really get scared, but some people thought that was a risk.
I try to swim every damn day I can, and I've learned to scuba dive and snorkel.
If I have a Sunday free, I'll go up the coast and spend some time on the beach. I scuba dive and swim and sail. A lot of the things I like are around the water.
I just learned how to scuba dive. I'd been scared to rely on one little air hose for oxygen, but swimming with all those fish is exhilarating.
I've been a scuba diver since I was 16 and I think that was one of the reasons they chose me.
I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball.
Casper Van Dien
I was training more learning how to scuba dive which I'd never done which was really, really, really cool.
As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive.
I made that decision back in 1985. I was out here getting certified in SCUBA with Garcia in Kona and I thought to myself, this is a place to wake up in in the morning.
I learned how to scuba dive, which is something that I've always wanted to do.
I look really good in a scuba suit.
I am so scared of the sea, so what did I do? Learned to scuba in the Great Barrier Reef.
I remember going to my school careers advisor and asked about jobs that required scuba divers. It was a phase.
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