fun while scuba


Alex Calvo is an Army veteran who is quadriplegic as the result of an accident. Alex finds that scuba diving gives him great mobility as well as freedom from pain. His story appeared in California Diver magazine, and there’s a video about Alex called “Free Fall” narrated by Hollywood star Lauren Hutton.

Aquarium of the Pacific
Photo courtesy of the Orange County Register.

During its 2013 Festival of Human Abilities, the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach hosted Julie and Alex Calvo of Westminster, as they went scuba diving with Diveheart founder/president Jim Elliott. Diveheart provides scuba diving instruction and opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and wounded veterans.

Read the complete California Diver article (Feb 2013) (PDF)

Watch the Free Fall video narrated by Lauren Hutton