Saturday, February 06, 2010

Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Celebrates 10 Years, 7 New Inductees

Ten years later and it's probably still safe to say a majority of divers aren't even aware that the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame exists.

Seven people whose lives and careers have made a major impact on the sport of SCUBA diving were inducted into the International SCUBA Diving Hall of Fame on Saturday 30 January on the grounds of the historic Pedro St James.

The Cayman Islands is home to the ISDHF, celebrating its 10th anniversary, and one of the world’s premier diving destinations due to the clarity of its waters and its diverse ecosystem.

“The awards bestowed on all of these deserving recipients commemorate their many achievements,” said the Hon Cline Glidden, MLA, “and serve as inspiration for future generations of divers.”

The recipients’ awards, designed by local artist Horacio Esteban, were made of Caymanite, mahogany and Cayman limestone.

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