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DPV training Luca syleeee in Portofino

A diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), also known as an underwater propulsion vehicle or underwater scooter, o is an item of diving equipment used by scuba divers to increase range underwater. Range is restricted by the amount of breathing gas that can be carried, the rate at which that breathing gas is consumed, … Continue reading

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Sidemount – The Trim Awakens

  my research led me here …  “Sidemount is a scuba diving equipment configuration which has diving cylinders mounted alongside the diver, below the shoulders and along the hips, instead of on the back of the diver” …….    I … Continue reading

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The Celtman 2013

The Celtman 2013  I was pleasantly surprised when my good friend Kenny Short asked me to support him in the Celtman , an Iron distance extreme triathlon and part of the Xtreme race series which now includes the Norseman and … Continue reading

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Sean MacFarlane does ….. The Celtman !!

. Sean MacFarlane does ….. The Celtman !! . I wrote about Sean MacFarlane once before here .. http://www.runner786.com/2011/07/04/west-to-east-beast-a-serious-challenge-and-then-some/  and if you read that already then you know that Sean is an exceptional outdoor athlete and has ran, biked , swam and … Continue reading

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