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Synonyms for diving

an athletic competition that involves diving into water

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Reef Divers is a team of PADI and SSI certified professionals dedicated to ensuring the safety of divers and protecting the environment, while providing unrivaled diving adventures and exclusive concierge service for more than 25 years.
In an effort to upgrade Cyprus' diving tourist services, the CTO has funded the purchase of vessels for scuttling to create artificial reefs by the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research (DFMR).
The new diving programmes introduced include the Atlantis dive discovery for beginners; Atlantis dive explorer and an exclusive royal dive for those who want a VIP experience.
If you go by statistics, one of the largest training agencies in the world, DAN Diving Fatalities Workshop, based in North Carolina, USA, collected figures on diving safety over a period of 10 years and it turned out that the rate of accidents was only 0.
Artificial reefs are created to improve the diving community and provide a place for marine animals to live.
Guests will also get the unique opportunity to learn how to dive in one of the resort's private and pristine salt water pools, allowing them to become accustomed to the sensation of diving prior to doing open water dives in the sea.
During the program, guests will experience the thrill of scuba diving and swimming and playing underwater.
As divers, we all know diving is a perishable skill and without frequent refresher training the level of safety will be diminished.
Mum Belinda said: "When my husband and I got certified as PADI Open Water divers, here in Bahrain in 2006, Chris begged us for scuba diving lessons so on his eighth birthday we let him do a PADI Bubble Maker dive in the swimming pool.
That's not forgetting favourites such as the PADI Village, stunning galleries of underwater photos, the atmospheric Caribbean Village, the Try-Dive Pool and the Historical Diving display
That's "a strong hint" that diving is to blame, Schijven says, because the bacterial suspects in such infections prefer warm water.
The researchers used detailed questionnaires to ask occupational and sport divers about the number and duration of dives they made in ocean, coastal, and freshwater areas; whether a known pollution source was nearby; the type of diving mask worn (which affects the amount of water swallowed); and the amount of water typically swallowed per dive.
While diving on USS Monitor in 1998 to recover its propeller, another diver and I found ourselves surrounded by 30 overly curious and overly large barracudas.
Alun added: "Free diving is often regarded as a risky extreme sport but in reality this is a misconception.