August 11-13, 2006
International Legends of Diving Festival
Diver Above - Diver Below:
Divers from 17 different states gathered at the edge of Portage
Quarry to break the world record of divers at one time in one
location. Maybe the long distance driving award goes to Fred
Morrison, Somt Familir Due Momont, Quebec, which is 400 miles
north of Montreal and 23 hours from the quarry. Tom and Cindy
Madere of LaPlace, Louisiana might have the award for driving
the furthest from within the U.S.
The gathering at the silo is
greeted by bluegill the size of crappies. The youngest reported
diver was 9-year-old Maxwell Mueller, Columbus, Ohio, grandson
of Carol Kinder. The oldest
was 67 years young.
and Jeff Rice pose for a three-generation photo. Bart flew in
from New Hampshire for the event.
(right) of Scuba 2000 leads a team of divers.
Picking up a spare - Dale
Dervin of Columbus, Ohio is poised to pick up a spare with this
underwater treasure, then lets her fly.
surface pictures from the meet and greet on Friday, to all the events on
Saturday, and the finale on Sunday.