Season 9 Episode 29 Rich just returned from his annual shipwreck and camping weekend in Munising, Michigan. This was the first time he took his kids with the intention of having them become regular two tank customers doing both dives in their drysuits! They did awesome and Rich talks all about it!
Season 9 Episode 27 Rich talks about his course in North Carolina teaching the Hollis Prism 2 for Patriot Dive center for most of the week. The Sunday is exciting when he is joined by other Prism 2 Pilots learning to dive and polishing their skills.
Season 9 Episode 26 Rich does another podcast from his truck, this time on his way to teach a rebreather course in North Carolina for Patriot Dive Center! A quick podcast to talk about how he is coping with the busyness of teaching and trying to run multiple shops.
Season 9 Episode 24 Rich returns from a fantastic trip diving in perfect weather at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Lake Huron blessed our divers with fantastic weather and water conditions and they were able to dive the Monrovia, The EB Allen and the Grecian!
Season 9 Episode 21 Rich does a podcast from his car traveling from one dive adventure to the next. He talks about Meg Ledge, the dive trip he is traveling from and the shark teeth fossils that were found there.
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!