International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame
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The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) is an annual event that recognizes those who have contributed to the success and growth of recreational scuba diving in dive travel, entertainment, art, equipment design and development, education, exploration and adventure. It was founded in 2000 by the Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism. Currently, it exists virtually with plans for a physical facility to be built at a future time.
Hall of Fame inductees
This is a list of the inductees who are honored in the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame.
- John Ernest Williamson – Pioneer underwater photographer
- George Williamson
- Louis Boutan – French biologist, photographer and zoologist
- Henry Fleuss – British inventor of diving equipment
- Yves Le Prieur – French naval officer and inventor of a free-flow scuba system
- Benoît Rouquayrol – French inventor of an early diving demand regulator
- Auguste Denayrouze – French inventor of a demand air supply regulator for underwater diving
- Hugh Bradner – American physicist and inventor of the neoprene wetsuit
- Louis de Corlieu
- John Scott Haldane – Scottish physiologist and decompression researcher
- Maurice Fenzy – French manufacturer of industrial and diving breathing equipment
- Ted Eldred – Australian inventor of the single hose diving regulator
- Max "Gene" Nohl
- Lloyd Bridges – American film, stage and television actor
- Jacques Cousteau – French inventor of open circuit scuba, pioneer diver, author, film-maker and marine researcher
- Ben Cropp – Australian documentary filmmaker, conservationist and spearfisherman
- E. R. Cross
- Gustav Dalla Valle
- Jefferson Davis
- Sylvia Earle – American marine biologist, explorer, and author
- Bernard Eaton
- Emile Gagnon
- Al Giddings
- Hans Hass – Austrian biologist, film-maker, and underwater diving pioneer
- Lotte Hass – Austrian underwater diver, model and actress
- Jack Lavanchy
- Jack Mckenny
- Bob Soto
- Ron and Valerie Taylor
- Albert Tillman – American educator and underwater diver.
- Stan Waterman
- Bob Barth
- Ramón Bravo – Mexican diver photographer and underwater filmmaker
- Philippe Cousteau, Senior – French diver and cinematographer
- Stuart Cove
- Kyuhachi Kataoka (Early pioneer)
- Dr. Joe MacInnis – Canadian physician, author, poet and aquanaut
- Kanezo Ohgushi (Early pioneer)
- Riichi Watanabe (Early pioneer)
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