Monday, June 17, 2024

Michael Menduno

Michael Menduno is an award-winning reporter and technologist who has written about diving and diving technology for 30 years and coined the term “technical diving.” In addition to his writing and reporting duties for DeeperBlue, he serves as the editor-in-chief of Global Underwater Explorers’ (GUE) blog “InDepth,” and Contributing Editor for DAN Europe's "Alert Diver," and "X-Ray" magazine. He is also on the board of the Historical Diving Society. Menduno's now defunct magazine “aquaCORPS: The Journal for Technical Diving" (1990-1996) helped usher tech diving into mainstream sports diving. He also produced the first Tek, EUROTek and ASIATek conferences, and organized Rebreather Forums 1.0 and 2.0. Michael received the OZTEK Media Excellence Award in 2011, the EUROTek Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 and the TEKDive USA Media Award in 2018. He is also a passionate U.S. Masters swimmer and bass player.

Fact or Fiction? World Record Holder Ahmed Gabr Responds To Allegations

Ahmed Gabr responds to allegations around the validity of his Guinness World Record dive

Fact or Fiction? Is The World’s Deepest Scuba Dive A Fake?

Diving insiders were dismayed and saddened as an anonymous set of emails expose serious questions about the 2014 world record dive by Ahmed Gabr

Technical Freediving: Are Breathhold Divers Ready To Mix It Up?

There are a growing number of top-level Freedivers starting to look into utilizing tools and techniques from the Technical Diving world. Michael Menduno delves into this cutting edge thinking.

Learning From The Pool, Bringing Training To The Cloud

Whilst diving is moving to a more online model, it is the foundational roots of swimming and swim coaching that is arguably pushing the envelope of what can be done online