Steve Irwin 'Crocodile Hunter' killed in freak accident

Australian environmentalist and television personality Steve Irwin has died during a diving accident. The 44-year-old’s chest is believed to have been pierced by the stingray barb during the filming of a new TV series. Although deadly, such attacks on humans are a rarity.

Mr Irwin was known for his television show The Crocodile Hunter and his work with native Australian wildlife.

Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.