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Nash Crawford '20

Nash Crawford '20
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Nash Crawford: The Finale

For our last full day, we ate breakfast at 7:00 per usual. Our same wonderful breakfast of bacon and eggs tasted delicious and we began to head to our first site. The first site of the final to dives was Sand Hole. Sand Hole was a super cool site as it was the first time I have ever seen...

Nash Crawford: Day 6

On the fifth day of dives, the group and I were traveling to the Kittiwake Ship Wreck. Kittiwake's story is a interesting one. The ship was first set sail on July 10th, 1945. The vessel served as sub rescue ship. Interesting enough, during its service time, the USS Kittiwake destroyed and saved one submarine. Coincidentally, the destroyed sub was...

Nash Crawford: Day 5

This morning, I woke up to another wonderful breakfast consisting of eggs and bacon. The group and I prepared our dive gear for the trip to Hepp's Pipeline. The name originated because of the wall shape. The formation of the wall heavily resembles that of a surfer wave pipeline. The curvature and growth of the mini wall rises and...

Nash Crawford: Day 4

7:00 AM breakfast came nice and early this morning. We were worried about our dive to begin the day because of some tropical storms that rolled through the night and into the morning. We drove 5 minutes to the other cobalt coast site to begin our adventure to the Big Dipper. The Big Dipper dive was going to be...

Nash Crawford: Day 3

This morning, the group and I began the day with a wonderful breakfast of eggs and pancakes. The Twin Sister voyaged us out towards the site. Our first dive of the morning took place in the Big Tunnels. Dive master Bernie lead our group down into the depths of the sea to depths near 80 to 100 feet. My...

Nash Crawford: Day 2

To start the day, the group and I enjoyed a wonderful batch of eggs and bacon at 6:30. 7:30 came where we were briefed on the layout of the boat, the Twin Sister, as well as safety precautions. Our dive leaders Curtis and Bernie welcomed us aboard and told us about the dive site we were going to be...

Nash Crawford: Day 1- The Beginning

After saying adios to my family in the airport, My brothers and I boarded for the adventure of the summer. Reaching the beautiful islands safely, the amount of green, water, and overall nature right in my face was amazing. My roommates and I set up our accommodations and prepared to head out for a quick scuba. This resort allows...

Hawaii Day 6

Yesterday was our group service project, a beach cleanup, filled with fun activities for us to clean. First, we went around the coastal line and deep area of the beach searching for trash and had a competition to see who picked up the most trash. While we were searching. One of our group members spotted a Monk Seal...

Day 5 Hawaii

On day 5, I was told I wasn't going to be ale to participate in the blackwater dive due to safety concerns along with 8 other people from the whole team. After hearing the news, I was ready to see what else we could do that day. My group went off first to a submarine off the western Kona...