Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016

Scuba Diving is a mode of diving in which the divers carry a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus to enable them to breath in water. Scubas were essential for marine life and ocean floor exploration and have been instrumental in our understanding of marine ecology. Here are the Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016.

Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016

10. Wesley C. Skiles

Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016

At number 10 in Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016 is Wesley C. Skiles. He was a pioneer in underwater cave diving and underwater cinematography. He has been awarded “Diver of the Year” for Education and was posthumously awarded National Geographic’s “Explorer of the Year” award.

9. Hans Hass

Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016

At number 9 in Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016 is Hans Hass. He is among the first scientist to popularize coral reefs, sting rays and sharks. He is famous for his many underwater documentaries on marine life and has been involved in the development of aqualung and a type of rebreather.

8. Eugenie Clark

Top 10 Scuba Divers 2016

At number 8 is James F. Cahill. He is the one of the pioneers of scuba diving, who helped it transform into an actual industry. He was also the first man to dive in England’s waters, was part of one of the first Underwater Demolition Teams and as the co-founder of NAUI. He was instrumental in the introduction of Scuba Diving in USA.

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