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scuba diving

[′skü·bə ‚dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various diving techniques using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
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A careful and accurate medical examination is recommended before the first SCUBA dive as well as once every year.
Bullies can't hurt him, heat can't burn him, and when he convinces his parents to go on a family vacation to the Caribbean to scuba dive, he discovers that even sharks can't bite him.
When I was in Australia, studying their system for delivering long-term care (see "Insights on AgedCare Policy from 'Down Under,' Parts 1 and 2" June and August 2001 Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management), I took four days off at the Great Barrier Reef to learn to scuba dive.
Gabr achieved the Guinness World Record for the Deepest Scuba Dive in September
The ODDA has held events in Muscat, Sur, Nizwa, Salalah, Khasab and Sohar since 2009, with the help of international volunteers who are certified to train people with disabilities to scuba dive.
Learning to scuba dive, learn basic first aid, how to maintain your equipment and various other courses and progress from a novice diver to fully experienced diver.
PARALYSED Dave Thompson, the man who set up the North West''s popular Disability Awareness Day 20 years ago, is planning to do a mile scuba dive in the hope of raising enough money to save the day.
Ernert stresses that the East Coast has more conducive conditions for diving which attracts a mix of beginners and regular scuba dive enthusiasts from as far a field as Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
He can scuba dive just fine, just like any other person.
When you scuba dive the air in your tank is at a higher pressure than air above water.
One in 10 people going canoeing or kayaking will not have cover as won't 12 per cent of people going sailing, and 3 per cent who are planning to scuba dive.
Unlike some other outdoor sports, you can scuba dive all year round.