We're back! New comer Mara Deckinga and dive instructor Jim Norton talk about past interviews conducted at Our World Underwater, an interview with shipwreck survivor & author Dennis Hale, and speak with sail ship builder and captain, Morgan Sanger, from the Nina & Pinta. Mara and Jim also answer a viewer submitted question.
Bob Shoemakers interviews Stan Waterman during Our World Underwater Expo in Rosemont,IL in 2011. Stan is a pioneering underwater photographer, five-time Emmy winning cinematographer, and underwater film producer. Jim Norton and Molly Michelle talk about local dive training at Long Lake Park near Sparta, Michigan.
Watch Jim Norton, host of Talking Scuba, as he wreck dives Lake Huron's New York, a wooden steamer who foundered in heavy seas in 1876. The New York is located in 120ft/37M of water and is recommended for only advance scuba divers. This dive was made possible by Bruno's Dive Shop off their incredibly comfortable dive boat "Great Lakes Diver".
Jim Norton, host of Talking Scuba interviews renown UK Deep Wreck/Cave diver Leigh Bishop while attending Our World Underwater in Rosemont, IL. Leigh's impressive collection of photographs, diving stories, and upcoming events can be found on his website DeepImage.co.uk. Jim also speaks with actress, model, and on-camera talent Molly Michelle, who will be joining Talking Scuba and sharing her adventures diving.
We talk to Whale Wars reality TV star, Laurens DeGroot from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Laurens was a crew member on the Ady Gil, an ocean defense vessel used to intercept and physically block whaling harpoon ships, that was struck and sunk by a Japanese waling vessel. Plus we speak with Ed Richards from Equinox Video Housings, discussing some of the great features available on the Equinox’s Underwater Housings manufactured in Galesburg, Michigan.
During Talking Scuba's Season One Celebration, held at the Hideout Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bob Shoemaker and Jim Norton talk about their greatest dives ; and interviews conducted during the first season of Talking Scuba. Special thank you for all those that attended and our gracious giveaway sponsors that made the live event even more eventful.
Bob traveled to the Florida Keys and Key West. This is a continuation of the Vandenburg Artificial Reef video. This showcases the Beautiful reef system found in Key West.
In this episode Bob and Jim discuss their ice dive and their experience with Dive Rite's Rebreather and Sidemounts during a demo day at The Dive Shop in Flint, Michigan. Bob interviews Kevin Stiff and Tim Burch from The Dive Shop in Flint, MI and Pete Nawrocky from Dive Rite.
Bob Shoemaker shares his recent trip to the Florida's Key West where he had the opportunity to dive on the recently sunk shipwreck/artificial reef the USNS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg. This video features some of the sea life that now gathers around this man made reef.
In this episode Jim talks about his fun pool dive with Grand Rapids Scuba Club and Bob interviews Valerie van Heest, Shipwreck Explorer and Author. Bob and Valerie chat about the various shipwreck she and her team have found over the past years in the Great Lakes of Michigan.
In this episode, Bob and Jim talk about how to prepare for ice diving, interview Darrin and Jim from Scuba Obsessed , and answer viewer submitted email about how to choose a drysuit. During the interview with Darrin and Jim we learn a little bit more about river diving from their adventures with the MudClub . We had a great time with Darrin and Jim and would like to thank them for coming down and being on the show. You can learn more about Scuba Obsessed by visiting their website http://www.scubaobsessed.com .
Bob Shoemaker, host of Talking Scuba speaks with Andy Brandy Casagrande(ABC4), a National Geographic cinematographer, who specializes in filming Great White Sharks outside of cages. Andy shares his diving experiences with sharks and how he began his career with National Geographic. Andy's recent work can be seen in National Geographic's Great Migrations, available in both DVD/Blu-ray.
Bob Shoemaker and returning guest host Cam MacTavish talk about their recent dives, upcoming events, and answer viewer submitted email. Bob sits down with Tim Marr, owner of Advance Scuba & Paintball and Technical Diver for the MRSA, and chat about his new location, adaptive scuba diving and their dive in the Holland Channel on New Year Day.
Bob Shoemaker of Talking Scuba speaks with legendary cave diver and underwater cinematographer and independent filmmaker Jill Heinerth. Jill shares some of her amazing cave diving stories, her fond memories of the late Wes Skiles, and her work on underwater films such as The Cave and James Cameron's underwater cave film, Sanctum. To learn more about Jill, her work, and books visit her website at www.IntoThePlanet.com
Jim Norton introduces Derek Wheeler, a multifaceted scuba diver who plays an important part of the Talking Scuba crew. In Episode 21 Jim and Derek discuss the New year Dive in Holland, Michigan with Advance Scuba & Paintball, preparing gear for upcoming ice dives, and Our World Underwater. Bob Shoemaker drops by to present Jim with a special Holiday gift.