Season 9 Episode 20 Rich had a busy week of training and diving. One of the dives was a tech Trimix assessment dive that he had comments on. Rich spends time discussing the "why" of such dives and the importance of keeping in practice.
Season 9 Episode 18 Rich had an opportunity to talk to middle school students about a career in diving and becoming an entrepreneur. He also talked about his week and gave another glimpse into the life of a dive shop owner.
Season 9 Episode 17 Rich talks about the weekend of diving with the Prism 2 last weekend. He also talks about at regulator service clinic he attended in Traverse City. Also in Traverse City, Rich had dinner with an old friend who was of his era and a shipwreck finder in another time. Sale discussion from this week followed by more diving.
Season 9 Episode 16 Rich spent the week enveloped in programs related to the Hollis Prism 2. Preparation and execution of a PRISM 2 Try- Dive, an all day affair doing PRISM 2 service work, and Preparation and Execution of a PRISM 2 TEC40 CCR course at White Star Quarry!
Season 9 Episode 15 Rich talks in depth about his Key Largo Expedition. He discusses some of the good with the bad and lots about diving. He also discusses the difference between teaching a person to fish and just giving them the fish in diving.
Season 9 Episode 13 Rich talks about another online thread that started with a question about Starting into technical diving. The individual asking the question stated he was going to start down the path to become a technical diver and wanted to know if he should go open circuit or CCR. Rich answered what he thought and the insanity ensued.
Season 9 Episode 12 Rich talks about an online thread that argued for and against Dive tables when teaching Beginning open water divers. The answers were astonishing to him and gave him an insight into the industry that he really could not believe.
Season 9 Episode 11 Rich talks about Spring and diving for the first time in the quarry this spring. He chats about a conversation he had about the pros and cons of intermediate trimix training. Hat tip another upcoming podcaster and a thank you to a fan in Ireland!!
Season 9 Episode 10 Rich gets caught up on his trip to Munising Michigan where he was joined by 13 other divers and adventurers for a weekend of Ice diving. Divers from Patriot Dive Center in Wilmington, North Carolina joined divers from Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin on Lake Superior diving through 26 inches of Ice!
Season 9, Episode 9 This past weekend, Rich did a talk at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival regarding new technologies and how they are changing the way we shipwreck dive in the 21st Century. It was a well attended gathering and something that you should definitely plan on attending live next year in March.
Season 9 Episode 8 Rich is on the wing to head for Munising Michigan to go Ice diving! He put together a short podcast about his plans for the weekend and talks about his excitement for the divers travelling to become ice divers and Ice diver Instructors!
Season 9 Episode 7 Rich has extended the amount of time between podcasts to the max without missing a week. It has been a busy time for him and he talks about the courses that he has been teaching, dives he has been doing and his summer plans. Rich also talks about the Hyperbaric Chamber Dive that was done this week as well as some of the instructor stuff he has been doing.
Season 9 Episode 6 Rich does a podcast from his car and talks about the difference a day makes as far as ice conditions. The dive he did was awesome and he chats about that and what is planned for the next coming week.
Season 9 Episode 4 Rich is back from Rebreather training in North Carolina with some stories to tell about the diving there. Having never dived a Granite Quarry before this trip he has a lot of insights and a story to tell about the experience. Th Fantasy Lake Scuba Park was a great quarry by the two days of the course turned out to be incredible. Mystery Lake Scuba Park was an amazing surprise with some underwater sites that were epic!
Season 9 Episode 3 Rich is in North Carolina Teaching a Tec40 CCR course. He has been having a great time at the Fantasy Lake Scuba Park outside of Raleigh, North Carolina. In this short podcast, Rich talks from his truck on the way to the dive site to keep you updated on what has been happening in diving.
Season 9 Episode 2 Rich talks about the diving he has been doing, clarifies a misconception from the last podcast and talks about being a beta tester for the New CCR software available with the Garmin Descent MK1 dive smart watch.
Season 9, Episode 1 Rich start the year off talking about diving on New Years Day. It was a mild day with fantastic visibility. Rich also talks about a question that was emailed to him getting to the heart of why you choose an instructor/ dive center. Rich gets into the Aquaman movie as well giving his opinion of the effects and the fact that it is NOT the BBC.