After having a conversation with a new diver about popping up to the surface, James retells the story to Brando. This discussion takes them back many years when the concept of a safety stop was just being introduced. What is the most critical part of the dive and what does a No-Decompression Limit really mean? They also discuss the troubles of not having a regular dive buddy and sing a low-down and dirty rendition of the rent-a-buddy blues.
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This is not an episode about quagga and zebra mussels. It was supposed to be about them and diving the shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac, however the boys settle into another philosophic groove instead. This unscripted discussion travels from the value of experience, to the selfless struggles of building a team, and ultimately tries to ask the question of, "who are we and why are we doing these dives?"
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The boys stand on the shoulders of giants this week with a discussion about an article by Michael Menduno that he published in this month's DAN Blog. Michael interviews Human Factors founder, Gareth Lock. In the article they discuss Human Factors in Diving, which in a nutshell is the idea of making it easier to do the right thing and harder to do the wrong thing (#MIETDTRTAHTDTWT). They also highlight the upcoming virtual conference that Gareth has organized and produced that is scheduled for September 24-25 2021. Gareth and Michael have both been featured on TGDP more than a few times and their contributions to the diving community are remarkable. Have A Listen!!
This week the boys discuss an incident down in SoFlo that resulted in The Bends. Find out what may have contributed to the hit in a new diver and why you as a diver may need to educate the ER Doc on Diving Medicine. You won't find this in your dive computer instruction manual and probably not in your average Open Water 101 Course either... Have a listen!
James & Brando comment on diving in their own, unique way. An original take on SCUBA diving and their shared passion for exploring the underwater world and the diving community.
James & Brando