By Brian Miller and John Tapley
In recognition of the world’s climate changing, particularly how these changes affect oceans and polar ice caps, the DC Dive Show will focus on polar regions during its featured presentation. Scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2pm EST, the exploratory showcase will feature two of scuba diving’s most prolific polar explorers, who have explored the region for many years: Jill Heinerth, who was the first diver to cave dive within an iceberg; and Amos Nachoum, the first to photograph polar bears from underwater.
The DCDiveShow is dedicated to the promotion of scuba diving retail in the Mid-Atlantic. At this show we take local divers on adventures to the Polar Regions, the Caribbean, the South Pacific and the local diving areas of the Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes.
The Mid-Atlantic diving reaches up into the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River shipwrecks, Rhode Island shark diving, Civil War artifact diving in rivers and bays. The New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina “Shipwreck Alley” has more than 5,000 shipwrecks off the coast.
Speakers will tell stories about their scuba diving and travel adventures from around the world. For example, Amos and Jill will be sharing adventures of the polar regions of the Arctic and Antarctica. Others will share experiences diving on the many shipwrecks of the region and still others will share stories of pirates, sharks, the environment and even the food culture of the Caribbean.
On Sunday, these presentations expand into workshops on rebreathers, diving medicine, the environment, researching the National Archives for shipwreck information, and more. DCDiveShow offers something for everyone!
The show will feature equipment specialist and retail and training experts from the local area as well as liveaboard boat operators and resort representatives from around the world. Non-divers attending the Show will receive coupons for a FREE Discover Diving experience.
The DCDiveShow takes place at the Walter E. Washington (DC) Convention Center on February 22 and 23, 2020. For more information, visit DCDiveShow.com or contact organizer Brian Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org (or (410) 458-0260) after October 14, 2019.