Extreme Diver Interview – Brittany Renfro

I have to laugh because as I’ve mentioned before I have my Medieval British Literature class on Tuesday nights. I go home from there, go to bed, get up in the morning and come to Extreme Sports Scuba for my internship this spring. As you’ve noticed a couple times I’ve told you something from the previous nights class and it always cracks me up that it can work it’s way into these posts. Well last night didn’t let me down… So we were reading a book, talking about Great Britain and Little Britain. Do you know what was considered Little Britain? It was a British colony across the English Channel on the coast of France called Brittany. Now how can I work this in to today’s post you ask? Well today I want to introduce you to Brittany Renfro. Ah, makes sense now? Gotta love school and I hope that these posts can be both educational in the sense that you learn something plus you get to meet some of the fantastic people we dive with, so let’s get started with this interview, shall we? Let me introduce Brittany Renfro.

How did you get started diving?

My Aunt (Kim Brungard) has dove for years and she got me hooked on it when I came to visit this last summer.

How long have you been diving?

Long enough to get certified. (Brittany was certified late last summer)

How many dives do you make in a typical year?

Haven’t made one this year. Going to try to get at least 6 dives in this year, but I hope to get many more!

What other hobbies do you have?

I love to weld! That is my favorite thing to do! My other hobbies consist of hanging out with my friends, hunting, fishing, and anything else outdoors.

Where is your favorite place to dive?

So far I only have experience in a pool and at Beaver Lake.

What is your most comical dive experience?

I really don’t have one.

What is your occupation?

I work in food service and I am going to school for Welding.

Words of wisdom/tips or tricks for fellow divers?

Get as many dives in as you can!

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