HIRES, Lamar

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HIRES, Lamar

USA (1956- )

Last updated: June 19, 2017 at 17:54 pm

President and owner of Dive Rite; author; former Chairman and Training Chairman of the National Speleological Society Cave Diving; board of advisors for IANTD; has mapped several underwater cave systems; team member for world record sidemount traverse (2,316 m. | 7,600 ft) connecting Telford Springs and Luraville Springs (Florida) in 1989; wrote the first sidemount specialty program for cave divers for the NSS-CDS in 1985; began diving in 1979.

Honours and Awards:

TekDiveUSA Diver of the Conference Award (2014)
EUROTEK lifetime Achievement Award (2014)
Florida Springs Exploration Award (2000)

Website(s):

Dive Rite

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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