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Quote from Wesley C. Skiles on Extreme Cave Diving
Greg - 4/04/2015 9:26 PM
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Quote from Wesley C. Skiles on Extreme Cave DivingI watched a show on Nova today called Extreme Cave Diving. Wes Skiles was the underwater videographer. I really liked what he said towards the end of the show:

"You know I’m not sure how to go on in life if I wasn’t able to go to my church underwater. We go down in these places and we’re cleansed. When we come up from a dive...the pressure, the challenges, the difficulties, the conflicts...they’re gone. We come up from a dive and it is like, you’re reborn."


Eric_R - 4/06/2015 5:16 AM
I don’t cave dive but the underwater church applies to all diving. Truly inspirational.
tstormdiver - 4/05/2015 1:04 PM
I never got to meet Wes personally, but his impact on the FL caves, spring conservation & diving in general, was huge. He lived what he preached. I was only a newly minted cave diver at the time of his passing, but my cave instructor taught me of some of the top pioneers & their missions to save the FL caves & Springs & their ecologies.
caves4me - 4/05/2015 4:08 AM
A lot of cave divers feel that way. Wes, was a heck of nice guy and is sadly missed by the cave diving community.