New Inductees

We're excited to welcome the latest members of our hall of fame, starting with the incoming group of inductees for this year. They will join the ranks of diving’s elite during our big annual ceremony.

DICK BONIN

Dick Bonin (USA)

Significant Career Achievement and/or Industry Contribution

Former UDT diver who co-founded Scubapro and guided it a premiere position of equipment manufacturing.

KROV MENUHIN

Krov Menuhin (Australia)

Significant Career Achievement and/or Industry Contribution

International underwater filmmaker who filmed the first ever footage of a Blue whale underwater and is credited by the BBC and French television with a combined exposure of 300 million viewers worldwide.

Gardner Young (Bahamas)

Significant Career Achievement and/or Industry Contribution

In the 1950’s founded the first tourist diving and training resort in Bahamas, and created and developed the Resort Course of scuba diving training now used worldwide.

KURT SCHAEFER (AUSTRIA)

Kurt Schaefer (Austria)

Significant Career Achievement and/or Industry Contribution

Designer of several early underwater camera housings in the 1940’s with which Hans Hass shot some of earliest free-swimming scuba diving films.