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DIVING INSTRUCTOR DIES IN SYDNEY

As a British technical diving instructor who had settled in Australia, Steve Ho was living his dream. Unfortunately that all came to an end on July 2nd when he died during a rebreather dive off Shelly Beach in Manly, New South Wales. He leaves behind two children and wife Rebekah, as well as many friends from the diving community including GUE Tech 1 Instructor Chris Wilkie with whom he spent time training at Diving Down Under this year. We will miss you Steve! Rest easy matey.

Steve Ho, who had recently qualified as a GUE Tech 1 Instructor, was also a PADI Tec Trimix Instructor & Master Scuba Diver Trainer, a GUE CCR 1 rebreather diver and an Explorers Club Member.

He worked as assistant manager and technical manager at Dive Centre Manly, located in a suburb of north Sydney. The incident occurred at around 2pm on 5 April. Ho died after being pulled onto rocks near Deadmans Reef at Manly, and according to a report in the Northern Beaches Advocate, which did not name him at the time, he was thought to have suffered a possible cardiac arrest.

Steve Ho, who had recently qualified as a GUE Tech 1 Instructor, was also a PADI Tec Trimix Instructor & Master Scuba Diver Trainer, a GUE CCR 1 rebreather diver and an Explorers Club Member. He worked as assistant manager and technical manager at Dive Centre Manly, located in a suburb of north Sydney. The incident occurred at around 2pm on 5 April. Ho died after being pulled onto rocks near Deadmans Reef at Manly, and according to a report in the Northern Beaches Advocate, which did not name him at the time, he was thought to have suffered a possible cardiac arrest.

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A British technical diving instructor who had settled in Australia has died during a rebreather dive off Shelly Beach in Manly, New South Wales.

Steve Ho, who had recently qualified as a GUE Tech 1 Instructor, was also a PADI Tec Trimix Instructor & Master Scuba Diver Trainer, a GUE CCR 1 rebreather diver and an Explorers Club Member. He worked as assistant manager and technical manager at Dive Centre Manly, located in a suburb of north Sydney. The incident occurred at around 2pm on 5 April. Ho died after being pulled onto rocks near Deadmans Reef at Manly, and according to a report in the Northern Beaches Advocate, which did not name him at the time, he was thought to have suffered a possible cardiac arrest.

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