Michael belongs to: The Diving Centre Ltd
Michael learnt to dive through his father Stan. He grew up with diving with his brother Karl. He still helps out with diving sessions for the The Diving Centre Ltd.
Michael was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 6 March 2006. The interview took place at Fenham swimming baths and lasted 7 minutes and 24 seconds.
"Sounds? You go on a night dive and itís pitch dark but your hearing becomes much more enhanced"
Sounds? You go on a night dive and itís pitch dark but your hearing becomes much more enhanced, so you hear something four times better, is the scientific look at it, but believe you me itís a lot louder than that, so you go in the water in the dark and youíre diving with a torch and you can hear [makes sounds] and youíre looking at a reef and youíre going [makes sounds] and what youíre hearing is the shellfish moving or youíre hearing the pebbles turning on the bottom, so lots of sounds connected with diving.
And then the biggest sound of all is, when youíre diving in the big blue, so youíre diving at Ras Mohamed in the Red Sea and youíre in the middle of the big blue and the best of all is silence. Thatís the best sound.
And when you get the mother dolphin coming and she comes and checks you out, and she swims away and she comes back with her baby for you to sea and takes you off into the big blue- thatís a memorable occasion, and thatís a memorable sound when you hear the dolphin go [makes sound].
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