Full Name: Richard Hoar
Place of birth: Adelaide, South Australia
Background: Richard is one of Paul’s mates and has been diving since 1997 (and was also taught by Neville Groverman). He is an SSI Dive Control Specialist (/ Assistant Instructor) after recently doing the crossover course. He has over 300 dives under his weight belt and some of the locations dived include Bali, Vanuatu, Fiji, Truk Lagoon, Guam, Solomon Islands, Thailand and every state in Australia. Away from diving, he is a keen water skier since the age of 3. He also enjoys going to the gym and swimming.