July 1st, 2011
Here’s a short wrap-up of notable scuba stories from June 2011.
Scuba divers have captured amazing images from beneath the sea off the Japanese coast in the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
A spider with the ability to breathe underwater, using an air bubble and web-based “gill,” was dubbed “scuba spider.”
MLS player Roger Levesque of the Seattle Sounders celebrated a goal with a unique mock-scuba boat-style entry fall. You can see an animated GIF of the celebration here: The Scuba Dive Soccer Celebration.
Florida Republican Representative Allen West took the American Flag with him on a recent scuba dive, an act forbidden by the Flag Code. According to the Code, the American Flag must not touch anything beneath it, including water. West was leading a group of veterans on a diving trip off the coast of Deerfield Beach.