2bit - Corvallis Oregon USA About Me: Name: Barry A HooeCertification: Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Staff IDC InstructorLogged Dives: Over 1600Certifying Agencies: PADICertified Specialty: High Altitude Diver, Underwater Hunter, Equipment Specialist, Drift Diver, Deep Diver. PSI Visual Cylinder Insp. Specialty Instructor: Search & Recovery Diver, Equipment Specialist, Multilevel Diver, Underwater Navigator, Dry Suit Diver, Deep Diver, Boat Diver, Night Diver, Full Face MaskI was certified in Dec 1984 the Philippines. after my Open Water class I continued with improving my skills by taking the Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and Dive Master course. in 9 July 1993 and completed the Instructor Development course (IDC) and Instructor Evaluation (IE) on 20 Nov. 1994. Today, as a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer / Staff IDC Instructor with over 1600 logged dives underwater in oceans and lakes around the world, One of my favorite memories is the excitement I felt breathing underwater for the first time. I am still excited every time a new diver takes the first breath underwater, the look on their face is what makes being a SCUBA instructor the most rewarding adventure you can have.Through out my diving life I have had the chance to dive in the Philippines, Okinawa Japan, Malaysia, Singapore , Indonesia, Australia, Florida, Oregon and Washington.I am currently working at SALEM SCUBA in Salem Oregon salemscuba.com
Favorite Dive Gear
Poseidon, Aqua Lung, Oceanic
Favorite Dive Locations
Philippens, Okinawa, Hoodsport WA.USA
Scuba and Horse back riding
scuba, Airplanes and horses
Old CW, Eric Stone Scuba Tunes and Jimmy Buffett
Favorite TV Shows
The Ocean World
Dive Deep Dive Often
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|Always nice to see another scuba professional on the Slates!|
|Barry was great in his assistance for the dive class that my wife and took, thanks Barry.Robin & Shery|
Open Water Class at Hoodsport WA
Open Water Dive Class Sundrock Hoodsport WA
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Just got my OW Cert!
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