by Ivo Kalushev, DivingMexico.com, ATI Cave Exploration Team

Well, I finally have to write this. During the years we have seen it all – people who think they can be cave divers but can’t learn and complete the courses. People who  are already certified “cave divers” but can’t swim. People who say they are “explorers” but..[…]

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by Ivo Kalushev, DivingMexico.com, ATI Cave Exploration Team

I want to share something with the diving community, which I think is very important and might actually save lives. I do not have anything original here, but I have been giving this advice to divers and non-divers over the past couple of years and since it seems to work every time and I get 100% positive feedback, I have some..[…]

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by Ivo Kalushev, DivingMexico.com, ATI Cave Exploration Team

I decided to write this piece after one year of daily scooter cave exploration in difficult side mount caves, often pushing the envelope close to the limit of what is advisable. I feel that there are a lot of misconceptions about this topic, and also people are not really aware of the new advances in technology and ..[…]

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CAVE DIVING ‘BAD AIR’ INCIDENT, 14 MAY 2015, MEXICO                                             

by Ivo Kalushev, DivingMexico.com, ATI Cave Exploration Team

Yesterday, May 14 2015 we had a serious “bad air” incident (not with a student, but with myself) with some very important lessons learned. I would urge all fellow cave divers to read this. Before we acquired our own filling station we used to fill our tanks at the Zero Gravity dive center, which has impeccable (to this day) record for the purity of their gas.[…]

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