CAFA National Championships

June 24-26, 2005

Results Photos Credits


CAFA and the competitors would like to thank the following companies that provided services for the 2006 National Championships:

The Royal Oak HQ
for contributing lots and lots of door prizes for all of our volunteers
The Royal Oak on Wellington
Peter and Paulette in particular who pulled together a heck of a feast for the athletes and volunteers and made us feel welcome at the best pub in town!
Sharky's Scuba Supply
for providing classrooms, discounts on gear, weight, O2 kits, lift bags, pony bottles, and gases for the safety divers
Kelsey's Marina in Charleston Lake
for providing the three pontoon boats used during the competition as well as all the boats used during our training sessions leading up to the nationals. Special thanks to Judy, Dwight, Lynn, Jason and Rob and of course Kate, our favourite Auto-Marine Mechanic! Yeah Kate! Your patience and understanding throughout the month has been great!
IANTD International and Farallon USA
for providing our deep technical support divers and bottom plate video as well as the formidable Marine Assault Vehicle/Gunship used as their support platform.
The Nepean Sportsplex
for providing us with pool time and classrooms for the event - special thanks to Jim O'Malley for setting it all up and helping us out.
SANDS Windsor
for providing all the paramedics during the event, in some cases complete with ambulance! (thankfully, not required)
Divetech, Mallorytown
for generously providing once again, a Sony VX2000 camera and Amphibico housing for our underwater footage
Lisa Virtue
for providing her own personal video camera and housing - thanks again!
The Dockside Restaurant in Charleston
for feeding 30 hungry divers after the open water event!

CAFA and the competitors would also like to thank the following individuals who donated their time to make the National Championships a big success:

Jason Billows  
Tom LightfootManfred LippeJason Billows
Safety Scuba Divers
Glen SmithShawn McNightMichael Finn
Rudi AsseerRuss RhrabchakPat Shannon
Safety Freedivers
Gord LemonBrock BoltonBarb Segal
Mel SanschagrinBrent PascallLaurent de Camprieu
Chris KearneyBeata BozekGlen Smith
Matt RowntreeEri Rubin 
Boat Captains
Mel SanschagrinBarb SegalEri Rubin
David NesbittRudi AsseerPat Shannon

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