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AQUA SPORTS

Posted - Sep. 30, 2010 at 10:13 a.m.



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This is Chris Redgrave, the new voice for Zions Bank Speaking on Business.

Can you believe it? A dive shop in the desert with a mini submarine out front.

When you walk in Aqua Sports in St. George, you feel like you're in Southern California or Hawaii. Owner Kevin Dye has created a welcoming dive shop that includes a great selection of diving equipment. Hanging out there can sometimes be compared to visiting the small town café with personalized service and quality products.

Kevin didn't intend to own a dive shop; he went to school to become a pilot but ended up with his dive business in 1994.He has the credentials of a master diver and enjoys sharing the sport that he loves the most with others. He uses local pools to teach his students of all ages from various walks of life. Kevin will also set up a number of dive trips throughout the year to some of his favorite spots.

His main focus is on making sure his clients are taken care of to his highest expectation; therefore, he has a perfect safety record. To help develop children's interest in the sport, he is willing to trade in the old equipment, so parents can upgrade the diving gear as their children grow.

The National Geographic recently requested Kevin to be featured in an article on the three lakes of Kanab. His personal story of this dive was fascinating to say the least. The lake is reported as having Aztec gold stashed at the bottom, and many groups are determined to find the treasure. Just in time for Halloween the other rumor is that it's haunted with some chilling and remarkable stories about the accidents happening around the site.

So, Kevin decided to try it with his dive partner, and, lo and behold, unusual things occurred. You're not going to believe this but he lost top-side communication and he his light went out. It was pitch black. Remember this is a master diver with the best equipment that we're talking about. Look for the article featuring Three Lakes in an upcoming National Geographic.

Kevin loves to tell diving stories and he enjoys watching his students at Aqua Sports get excited about something he has dedicated his life to.

For Zions Bank, I'm Chris Redgrave, speaking on business.

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