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A Journey to Tech 1

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Technical and cave diving has always seemed to be such a distant goal for us.  I can remember the feeling I had when starting to discover Global Underwater Explorers  back in 2013 while living in Houston. I was in awe of the divers that I would watch in videos.  They just made it look so easy and fun. They had… Read more »

The Great Migration-Moving to Florida

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My dive buddy and I decided that we needed a change to shake things up a bit. We had been tossing around the idea of moving out of Texas for a little while,  but it was always a fleeting discussion.  Let’s face it, moving sucks!  The process is stressful and the comfort of living and working in a familiar area turns into chaos of… Read more »

The Annual February Blue Lagoon CHUM Dive

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Wow what a difference a year makes.  This time last year My dive buddy and I did our last wetsuit dive with the CHUM club at the Blue Lagoon Dive Lake in Huntsville TX.  It was memorable because we had already ordered our drysuits but were just waiting for them to arrive.  The water temp last year was 49° F and we… Read more »

Double the Fun-Our First Dive In Doubles

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We’ve wanted to transition to doubles for a while now; partly because we want to start getting used to them for going further with GUE training and partly due to laziness of not wanting to change tanks between our dives  in these shallow Texas lakes.   Because neither My dive buddy or I have any formal instruction on diving doubles, I read the forums and watch you… Read more »

Diving Dry: Chapter 2

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After our last two dives on March 28th 2015 we were able to drop some weight from our rigs.  However it just seemed that we were fighting the weighting issue. Both My dive buddy and I were using about 24 and 26 lbf of ballast respectively.  Our AL80 tanks have  a swing weight of about 6 lbf and end up positive 4lbf…. Read more »

How We Became Divers

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My dive buddy and I started diving mainly because of a trip to Puerto Rico.   But my passion for diving started long before that.  I have been in love with the underwater world since I was able to walk. My mom had me in swim lessons basically as a baby and as I got older,  I remember watching underwater documentaries and thinking how amazing it… Read more »