Big Blue World Cup
Big Blue World Cup
Start date: 2016-10-22
End date: 2016-10-29
Location: Espíritu Santo Island, La Paz, Mexico
Event Type: Depth Competition
Organizer: Esmeralda Estrella Navarro Holm
Additional info: Espiritu Santo Island is a Protected Natural Area located in La Paz Bay inside the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez. Jacques Cousteau called the Gulf of California “The Aquarium of the World” because of it’s high biodiversity. The Gulf of California has the 6th greatest number of endemic species in the world (you cannot find them anywhere else); it has 33% of the cetaceans of the world (dolphins and whales); some of the inhabitants of these waters include Sea Lions, Whale Sharks and hundreds of other species of sharks, sea turtles, mantas, corals, colorful and large fish. Espiritu Santo Island has been considered by diving magazines as one of the top ten places to dive in the world.
Disciplines: CWT CNF FIM
Safety Qualifications: Medicine Doctor: Emergencies room experience Hi Risk sport attention experience 1rst Respondant assisting the medicine doctor Safety Leader Safety Divers: CPR qualifications, Rescue in open water qualification, AIDA Instructors Scooter
Safety plan: Contra balance system. Safety Divers: (CPR qualifications, Rescue in open water qualification, AIDA Instructors) coordinated by Safety leader. Medicine Doctor: Emergencies room experience and hi risk sport attention experience 1rst Respondant assisting the medicine doctor Scooter will be used for deeper dives when necessary to join the diver deeper than 30 meters. An Speed boat will be always at the competition zone. The hospitals will be aware and notified about the event taking place and will have an ambulance ready. In case of emergency the safety divers will assist the diver underwater and follow the surface procedures. The medicine doctor and first respondent will take place in case is necessary. If required the patient would be evacuated by speed boat to La Paz City and transported by ambulance to the hospital accompanied by the medicine doctor and first respondent. .
Maximum depth: -
Main Judge: Carla Hanson
Other Jury Members: Julien Borde, Manuel Gonzalez Melendez
Assistant Judges: -