OZTek - diving information & inspiration - Ben Reymenants

Ben Reymenants was born in 1973 in Belgium. At an early age he was already interested in extreme outdoor sports. He is a survival expert, rock climbing, skiing, sailing and most obvious a technical diving and recreational diving Instructor.

Ben started diving in 1991 and received his one star CMAS certification in the cold waters of Belgium. When he moved to Tenerife for a completely different job he truly got into the diving business.  After Tenerife, Ben moved on to Egypt, where he did most of his tech diving courses, diving Hurgahada and Dahab.

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Ben has taught all over the world. From Diving in Egypt to Diving in Tenerife and from Thailand to Mexico. When he was living and working in Thailand he got in contact with a recompression chamber and soon became a Dive Medic, he did his Board certification for Hyperbaric Technician. And was manager for a large recompression Chamber network for nearly a decade. Ben has assessed and treated more than 400 cases of decompression sickness, followed dive medical seminars in South Africa, Australia and Spain and has been working closely with different Hyperbaric Specialists and DAN Europe.

Ben has done some record breaking dives, like a 239 metre dive in Sra Keow cave in Thailand. Also holding the deepest ocean dive at one point with a dive to 202.5m in the Blue Hole in Dahab.

One of the few CCR-Cave ITs worldwide, Ben holds instructor trainer levels for 4 agencies and was recently involved laying the line in the Tham Luang Cave Rescue.

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Ben lives in Thailand where he runs BlueLabelDiving with his wife Simone. Their main focus lies on Technical diving tuition and Diving Medicine seminars.

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