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GO Diving Show welcomes freediving guru Kirk Krack


Kirk Krack

Freediving guru and technical diver Kirk Krack will be taking to the Main Stage at the GO Diving Show in March, and his presentation that incorporates these two topics as well as underwater living and Hollywood movies promises to be compelling viewing.

Kirk will be joining a host of star names on the Main Stage, including TV presenters Andy Torbet, Monty Halls and Miranda Krestovnikoff (the latter two making a welcome return after a one- and two-year hiatus from the show), world-record technical diver Jarrod Jablonski, powerboat champion and stunt performer Sarah Donohue and underwater photography master Alex Mustard.

Kirk Krack

Kirk is a multi-disciplined diver, having reached the highest levels of technical and mixed gas diving in the 1990s before turning his attention to freediving and forming Performance Freediving International (PFI).

Having developed one of the earliest freedive specific educational systems in January of 2000, he has trained seven athletes to over 23 world records, won the DAN Rolex Diver of the Year Award in 2016 for his focus on freedive safety, continues to train nine different military special operations groups from three different countries, and developed the innovative concept of ‘Technical Freediving’.

In 2017, he was hired by James Cameron to train cast and crew for the recent Avatar: The Way of Water blockbuster.

Kirk now has moved into another career, leveraging his educational experience and multi-disciplines in diving by working for DEEP, the UK-based ocean technology and research company soon to be manufacturing underwater habitats and submersibles. His focus is on developing the Aquon Training programme, a NASA-like 24-month multi-disciplined system training the next generation of undersea explorers.

The GO Diving Show

The GO Diving Show returns to the NAEC at Stoneleigh Park, near Kenilworth, on 2-3 March, this time taking in all three halls and expanding to 10,000 sq metres of exhibition space.

As well as the Main Stage, there are also dedicated stages for UK diving, technical diving, underwater photography and inspirational tales, plus the ever-popular Cave, the giant trydive pool. and, new for 2024, an interactive bouldering wall and a dual VR diving simulator so you and your ‘buddy' can venture off ‘underwater' together, all scattered among an ever-increasing array of stands from tourist boards, manufacturers, training agencies, resorts, liveaboards, dive centres, retailers and much more.

Tickets, which are valid for the entire weekend and include complementary parking, are available now, priced at £25.

Scuba Diver magazine subscribers receive a special discounted rate (£11.68), and those who have completed a Discover Scuba Diver session, or an open water/advanced open water (or equivalent – see website for full list of relevant courses from PADI, BSAC, NAUI, RAID, SAA, SSI and SDIsince 1 April 2023, are eligible for FREE tickets. Verification of subscription or course completion is required for these special offers.

BSAC, PADI, SDI, NAUI, RAID, SAA or SSI diver? Get in touch with your training agency for special member discounts on tickets!

The 2024 show also sees the Ocean Film Festival taking place on the Saturday evening – settle in and watch a host of award-winning films on our giant screen on the Main Stage. Entrance to the Ocean Film Festival is included in a weekend show ticket, meaning it represents even better value for money! (A ticket to just the Ocean Film Festival on the Saturday evening is £14.94).

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Mark Evans
Mark Evans
Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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