BLAKESLEE, Chuck

USA (1925-2012)

Last updated: March 10, 2017 at 3:30 am

Co-founder and editor of The Skin Diver, later called Skin Diver Magazine, with Jim Auxier in 1951; inventor of the Barracuda CO2 speargun, patented in 1953; freediver. The first monthly issue of The Skin Diver cost 25 cents and readers could get a yearly subscription for three dollars.

Honours and Awards:

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2003)
DEMA Hall of Fame (1994)
NOGI Award (Arts, 1960)

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