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    Diving is a unique combination of strength, power, and flexibility. Whether you're starting on a country club diving team just learning the approach and hurdle or are jumping off a 30-m cliff, a proper dryland program can aid performance. I remember as a child learning how to dive at my local summer league team. Being able to catapult myself off the diving board gave me great thrills and was far from other sports I had done (swimming, basketball, soccer). As a high school swimmer, I still dove in the summer to help the summer league team score points in the championship meet. I remember my coach (who was younger than me, Mr. Chris Heaton) teaching me tricks on how to perform a double and a front flip full twist. These unique movements were challenging, but highly enjoyable. Luckily, I had enough power to catapult myself for performing some moderately difficult dives. I'll never forget the feeling of hitting a perfect, for me, double somersault. The above…

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    SCUBA Diving

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    Many have enjoyed Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) diving as an exciting recreational sport for many years. Though SCUBA diving is a very rewarding experience, a diver must be sufficiently trained before entering a potentially dangerous situation. Divers must have an understanding of SCUBA from both a scientific and recreational view, along with ample training, to properly use equipment and prepare for potential hazards. Prolonged underwater experiences have fascinated…

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    Scuba Diving History

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    The evolution of Scuba Diving has come a long way since it was invented by these people, in 1864, Rouquayrol and Denayrouze, in 1926 Yvesle le Prieur also known as Aqua-lung, and in 1942 and 1943, Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan. They all had a vital role in the beginning of scuba diving. The technology of scuba diving has changed in several ways since it began in the 19th century. It was a big part in exploring underwater creations and will still be a big part in it today. When scuba…

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    University the average person generates four point three pounds of waste a day. In the story “On Dumpster Diving” by Lars Eighner he describes the means of survival out of the dumpster. The author provides vivid descriptions and explanations for his findings. He also explains how Dumpster diving can be a full-time job as he follows strict rules to show how a person can become more efficient. For example, using the senses and common sense to determine the condition of the found items (Eighner…

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    Lars Eighner’s “On Dumpster Diving” is a story about himself and how he went from having a nice job, and a family to living in the streets as a homeless man accompanied by his dog named Lizbeth. Eighner began Dumpster diving a year before he became homeless. Eighner shows how dumpster diving is a full time j ob that requires a lot of effort but following certain rules can help someone to become efficient. Eighner describes his experiences on the street and the art of Dumpster diving. Eighner…

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    forager who is eager to teach you something? “On Dumpster Diving” Lars Eighner talks about his experience as a forager, reflects on the lessons he learned and gives the reader a strong message. On the essay he describes his lifestyle while being homeless and relying on dumpster dive to survive. He shows that to become a good “scavenger” one must invest a lot of time, effort and practice. He mentions certain rules and tips to follow when deciding where, what, and how to pick food and items from…

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    Diving Beetle Adaptations

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    Adaptations allow certain animals to live in certain environments/habitats, these adaptations are crucial for the survival of an organism. Group 2 - Insects Insects are able to survive on land or in water. Both land insects and aquatic insects do the same gas exchange process however both have different adaptations that allow them to live in either land or water. A diving beetle and a mayfly are both good examples of how insects have adaptations that allow them to live in the water and be fully…

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    Diving Engine Conflicts

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    The major conflict in this novel is how diving turned out to be an unforgivable force that took away a father and his son. On a rough day out at sea, Chris Rouse and his son Chrissy were deep diving to a German U-boat that was recently discovered off the coast of New Jersey. They were very excited because they were one of the first people to be down there and the first to have a chance of identifying the submarine. That day, waves were as high as six feet and the a storm was quickly approaching.…

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    Facts about Tech Diving You Should Know The conventional limit exceeded by the form of scuba diving specially the recreational diving’s bottom time and depth is known as tech diving. It is also known as Technical Diving. The Technical and Recreational Scuba Diving can be distinguished with lots of differences. According to many people, there are not any obvious differences between Tech and Recreational Diving. They think that ‘diving is diving’ and it is useless to divide it into different…

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    Scuba Diving in Tarkarli - Read before you dive By: Mansi Sharma Scuba diving is definitely the most interesting water sports of all time. It gives us the opportunity to explore the underwater species which we cannot see from outside. Ever wondered how do all those species we usually find on Discovery channel look like? Or how does it feel to really touch them or have a real look at them outside of the TV sets? This is what Scuba Diving offers; it gives you once in a lifetime experience which…

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