Cameron Kirkconnell has been named the new captain of the USA National Spearfishing Team.
Kirkconnell, a 13-time spearfishing world record holder, will lead the team during the Pan American Spearfishing Championship that will take place this coming March off the coast of Argentina.
In addition to the USA and host country Argentina, the invited countries include Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Brazil.
Each national team will include six delegates comprised of the team captain, three athletes, one alternate and a medical doctor or “delegation representative,” according to the competition rules:
“This Championship will validate the 2017 ranking positions among the countries affiliated to CMAS American Zone and the first countries to qualify for the World Cup 2018, according to the rules and formula contained in Article 3.3.3. CMAS General Rules.”
To learn more about Kirkconnell, check out his website at cameronkirkconnell.com or watch the video below.