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Learning CCR in Sharm el Sheik

Every Day’s a School Day

My day to day work consists of teaching people either how to dive, or how to increase their diving skills either recreationally or technically. A few weeks ago I got to go back to school myself and went to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt to complete my first few levels of rebreather courses- TDI CCR Helitrox Deco Procedures, or to give it a slightly snappier title, ‘MOD 1’.

Jenny Lord Diver

Le ‘Tour de Dahab’

This morning I got up at 4.30am. This isn’t a normal thing for me, I like sleep, been a fan of it for years and you really don’t want to know me if I haven’t had my 8 hours. So what on earth possessed me to get up at a time that I’ve previously declared only exists in the pm? Simple: exercise. More specifically, exercising in August, in the Sinai Desert. The temperature at the moment is hitting around the […]

Jenny Lord planning the deepest female dive

So You’re Planning a World Record …… So What?

Since I announced my intent to attempt the record for the deepest female dive, a lot of people have asked me why I’m doing it. My initial, flippant, answer was simple and unsurprising “Because I can” That wasn’t enough for most people, and it made me realise, why AM I doing this dive? I thought the answer would be obvious to me, a simple motivation, but the more I thought, the less that seemed to be. Over the last few […]