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Ken  Pon
Master Instructor 
MI 207025
 
msdt207025@hotmail.com
 
 
 
 
STAFF FUNCTIONS:  AquaSport Scuba Center Webmaster 
CONTACT INFO:  (403)-993-4837 --->403-99DIVER on your dialpad

msdt207025@hotmail.com

http://www.kenspon.com
http://www.everythingscuba.ca
http://www.scubagiftregistry.ca
 
TRADEMARKS:  Large truck or van pulling a black trailer full of dive gear.
(403)- 99DIVER ---> (403)- 993- 4837 (Voice/Text) 
FAVOURITE DIVE:  "As long as I am underwater, it's a great dive!! I don't really have a favourite dive, but I enjoy dives that exercise my skills at plannng and executing them safely. Cave, wreck and ice diving come to mind as dives that I find are wonderful escapes from the day to day grind." 
HISTORY:  Ken certified in Hawaii in 1997. This was an unplanned event to "kill a little time" during an otherwise uneventful trip. Upon returning to Calgary, he tried local diving and found that the local environment provided a great foundation to test out his Type A personality. In 1999, he became an Open Water Scuba Instructor and found that he enjoyed teaching scuba skills to new divers. It was also a guaranteed way for him to get scuba buddies after he burned out two other divers - apparently diving everyday had it's limitations for others! Since then Ken has continued his dive training into technical diving and increasing his skills at teaching the sport to others. 
ON DIVING:  "Diving lets me experience the underwater world in a fashion that most people can only dream of! It is the only sport that I can continually learn new skills or apply old skills to a variety of different environments. It's all about escaping, exploring and experiencing for me!! And I get the privilge of teaching others to do the same!!" 
DIVING RECOMMENDATIONS:  "Just do it!!" 
DIVED LOCATIONS:  Malaysia, Taiwan, Cozumel, Hawaii(Oahu, Kona), Alberta Mountain Lakes(all that are 6' or deeper: Banff, Jasper, Edmonton, Calgary), British Columbia: West Coast(from Port Hardy down to Monterey Bay), Florida (Caves, Coastal Dives), St Lawrence river (wrecks), Montana, Texas and a bunch of others... 
COURSES TAUGHT:Handicapped Buddy (HSA), Open Water Instructor (HSA), Assistant Instructor, Altitude Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Boat Diver, Deep Diver, Digital Underwater Photography, Divemaster, Diver Propulsion Vehicle, Drift Diver, Drysuit Diver, Enriched Air, Equipment , Ice Diver, Instructor Development Course Staff, Multilevel Diver, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigation, Night Diver, Open Water Diver, Underwater Photography, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Rescue Diver, Search and Recovery Diver, Underwater Videographer, Wreck Diver  
ADDITIONAL SPECIALTIES HELD:Cavern Diver (NACD), Full Cave (NACD), Trimix  (TDI)