2010 Legends Homecoming


Legends Gather for Fifth
Year to Celebrate D

August 12th � August 15th

Not just a dive trip...it's a dive event!



van Heest




The fifth annual Legends of Diving festival series continues at Portage Quarry near Bowling Green the weekend of August 13-15. The legends who crafted the sport and profession are honored each year the second weekend of August.

Valerie van Heest, Robert Olson, Victor Worst, Alec Peirce, Jeff and Gary Davison will be featured at the legends event. Valerie is a member of the

women divers Hall of Fame. The shipwreck hunter and award winning author will appear with her father Robert Olson. Olson, along with Jeff and Gary Davison, will share the story of DACOR, (Davison Corporation), a dive manufacturing giant company. Gary and Jeff Davison are sons of Sam Davison, Jr, founder of DACOR.

Also appearing is Victor Worst, Ohio native, U.S. Navy diver (ret) and owner of the oldest dive shop on the East coast, Aqua Sports.

Alec Peirce returns with an assortment of memorabilia from the famous TV show Sea Hunt. His

Over $10,000 in Prizes
Including Four Dive Trips

Among the prizes is this AQUA-LUNG
MISTRAL Regulator, rebuilt and ready to go.
Check out all the prizes with their details
including two more double hose regulators,
the DACOR Double Diaphragm Two Stage R-4,
and the DACOR Diving Lung Two Stage.

Prize List with Details
Updated August 10, 2010

presentation and late night big screen viewings of Sea Hunt at the inaugural event was a big hit with the attendees.

Robert Croft, another legends event favorite, has just announced that he will return this year. Croft, with early record dives, paved the way for modern freediving.

The weekend is filled with presentations, scuba diving events, over $10,000 in contests and raffles, ceremonies, movies and swap meet.

Schedule of Events - Updated August 10, 2010

Prize List with Details - Updated August 10, 2010

Prizes - Over $10,000


Sponsored Prizes

  • Blackbeard Cruise

  • Bahamas

  • Belize

  • Body Glove
  • Sea the World
  • New Wave
  • VintageDoubleHose.com
  • Big Blue Scuba
  • Divers Paradise
  • Tusa

Portage Quarry and Legends of Diving
thank the following sponsors:
Scuba 2000
Sea the World
Divers Paradise
Deep Blue
Aqua Immersion
Thayer Family Dealerships
Amigo Dive
Tropic Air
Midwest Dive News
Blackbeard�s Cruises
Columbus Scuba
Michigan Adventure Diving
Sea Level Scuba
New Wave
Vintage Double Hose
Sunbreeze Hotel
Body Glove
Ocean Reef Resort � Grand Bahamas

They lived the history, they wrote the books,
now they appear at the International
Legends of Diving

Legends Weekend Links
2010 Legends Information

Download Liability Form - Required for All Divers
Historical/Vintage Dive Form - For Vintage Divers
Rental Form - Limited Amount of Equipment - We recommend visiting your local Dive Shop before your trip to rent equipment

Legends of Diving Series Archive Library

Visit the Archive of Vintage Articles

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