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Gold Medal Divers?
malibu - 9/12/2008 6:11 PM
Category: General
Replies: 11

Does any one know if there are/were any olympians, possibly medal winners, that are also divers? Just wondering.
seawolfdiving - 9/13/2008 7:06 PM

I don’t know about that. But I did win a medal this one time at "Band Camp"... LOL. Just kidding.

I do know of a few pro athletes who Scuba Dive. Tiger Woods is the first to come to mind.
Kendiver - 9/15/2008 9:54 PM
Good question, I often wondered the same. It is worth researching. I will let you know if i find any information on that.
seawolfdiving - 9/15/2008 10:52 PM
I have always thought that SCUBA should be an Olympic Sport. Although I’m not sure exactly how it would be judged. 
Greg - 9/16/2008 3:47 PM

From seawolfdiving: I do know of a few pro athletes who Scuba Dive. Tiger Woods is the first to come to mind.

How do we get these pro athletes to join :) Anyone know any agents we can contact?
georoc01 - 9/16/2008 3:56 PM
Doesn’t Greg Norman own one of the most incredible dive yahts (with its own chamber) in Australia?
malibu - 9/16/2008 4:01 PM
I was thinking that maybe pro surfers, olympic swimmers, and power boat racers would be some people that would be willing to join or even put up the db logo . It cannt hurt. Arent olympic swimmers from Irvington and West Windsor that are medalist from Nj?
seawolfdiving - 9/16/2008 5:48 PM
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is also a scuba diver. Don’t know if he is still active though. 
Anthony - 9/17/2008 6:12 AM
Bill Gates (Microsoft) is a diver, along with lots of celebrities like Gene Hackman, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise...long list. I’m sure Gates can afford it.
ScubaDubaDo - 9/17/2008 7:59 AM
Don’t know if Tom Cruise would be good for Dive Buddy...jumping on couches and all... :-)
Greg - 9/17/2008 11:06 AM

Lets see if we can make this happen. Start doing some research or "digging" to see what you all can find out. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a few of the amazing people you all mentioned on this forum to be part of or at least mention us a time or two when they’re out diving! Talk about a great way to help a wonderful site like ours.
SergeantScott - 9/17/2008 12:16 PM
They maybe members already but using psuedonames