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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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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.
April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For seasoned divers, people planning to scuba dive for the first time, or fitness enthusiasts simply looking to diversify their workouts, PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, tapped into celebrity fitness trainer John Peel, a PADI Open Water Diver, to develop a one-of-a-kind interval workout designed to improve flexibility and stamina and ultimately optimize the underwater experience.
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.
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.
On the day the tsunami struck South Asia, Gene Kim and his wife Faye Wachs were 60 feet under water enjoying a scuba dive.
The weekly lessons are run by Hereward College Sports Lecturers in partnership with Somerset-Dive Mobile, which specialises in training disabled people to scuba dive.