Free Diving to fame and fortune: The incredible adventures of a pioneer free diver above and below water in the early 50's (English Edition)

✌ free ₓ Free Diving to fame and fortune: The incredible adventures of a pioneer free diver above and below water in the early 50's (English Edition)  ̰ Kindle Ebook By Tony Buxton ᾫ ✌ free ₓ Free Diving to fame and fortune: The incredible adventures of a pioneer free diver above and below water in the early 50's (English Edition) ̰ Kindle Ebook By Tony Buxton ᾫ Setting himself up as an underwater diving guide in Sri Lanka in the early 1950s, his services were in high demand by wealthy celebrities, seeking new interests, especially spearfishing Many invited him to their homes leading to a lifestyle and fame that he hardly imagined Later both Hans Hass and Jacques Cousteau offered him employment The diversity of his free diving experiences is fascinating As the first person to dive in The Maldives, Thailand and Southern India, he became a diving legend In 1965 he set out to sail around the world on a Chinese junk filmed by award winning underwater photographer Ben Kropp and diving on virgin Pacific reefs with famed explorer Jacques Dumas Finally, he became a hugely successful commercial diver in Singapore The different kinds of diving work he performed were astounding, including a joint venture with Exxon, resulting in a fortune he never anticipated Buying a leading hotel in Pattaya, Thailand, he set up the first significant PADI diving outfit in the country Branching out into many other businesses, he led a flamboyant lifestyle, counting Kings, Presidents and well known film stars among his friends Amazingly, he hardly ever used SCUBA for his work, but diving almost entirely without it achieved a lifestyle all but impossible today Anyone interested in diving, especially free diving should read this book. Free Diving to fame and fortune: The incredible adventures of a pioneer free diver above and below water in the early 50's (English Edition)

    • Format Kindle
    • Free Diving to fame and fortune: The incredible adventures of a pioneer free diver above and below water in the early 50's (English Edition)
    • Tony Buxton
    • Anglais
    • 21 September 2016
    • 229 pages

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