Diving since 1961 – with a background in military, commercial, recreational and technical diving – David Strike has dived extensively throughout the Asia Pacific region, has authored several hundred articles about diving, is the recipient of the ADEX ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for contributions to Technical Diving, a Fellow of the Explorers Club of New York, and the former owner and organiser of the biennial OZTeK Technical Diving Conference and a regular speaker and presenter at regional and international diving events. He is presently engaged in producing a series of diving-related books.
A story of doubtful authenticity concerns the then Head of the U.S. Patent Office who, in 1899, is reputed to have sent his resignation to President McKinley and urged the closing of the Office on the grounds that, “everything that… Read More ›
The following profile by Strike was first published in August 2005 in his on-line ‘Nekton’ Magazine. ______________________ Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Peter Fields’ early ambitions to be a military aircraft pilot were thwarted when, after taking flying… Read More ›
The interview that follows was first published in the on-line ‘Nekton Magazine’ in March 2004. ———————— A true diving adventurer and accomplished underwater photographer whose work is admired and respected around the world, Neil Vincent grew up in the tough,… Read More ›