GUE Instructor resumé



Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
DPV Diver 1
DPV Cave
Cave Diver 1
Cave Diver 2
Rebreather


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Christophe Le Maillot

#8 Bahia Akumal
Puerto Aventuras, 77750
Q.Roo, Mexico

Phone: (0052) 984 8409030
Mobile phone: (0052) 984 8078545
Email: chris@zerogravity.com.mx
Websites: www.dir-mexico.com
www.zerogravity.com.mx
www.mcep.org.mx
www.halcyonmexico.com

Professional

  • Co-owner of Zero Gravity/DIR-Mexico
  • GUE Cave Instructor for Zero Gravity

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Tech 2 Diver
  • GUE RB80 Rebreather Instructor
  • GUE Fundamentals Instructor / Instructor Evaluator
  • GUE Cave 1, 2, 3 Instructor / Instructor Evaluator
  • GUE DPV1 & Cave Instructor / Instructor Evaluator
  • GUE REC 1 Instructor

Diving Experience

  • 25 years of diving
  • 6000+ logged dives
  • 4500+ cave dives
  • 1500+ openwater dives
  • 1000+ cave dives using Diver Propulsion Vehicles
  • 2000+ cave dives using stage diving techniques
  • 1000+ sidemount dives
  • Longest Penetration - 19,000 ft
  • Cave Passage Explored and Surveyed - +80,000 ft

Community Involvement

  • Founding Member - GEO -(Grupo de Exploracion Ox Bel Ha 1998-2000) Founding Member - MCEP - (Mexico Cave Exploration Project 2000 to date)
  • Exploration Diver for MCEP
  • Member of CINDAQ
  • Exploration Diver for the Balkans Karst Odyssey Project
  • Cave exploration and survey of the following Systems: Actun Koh(1996), Minotauro(1997), Taj Mahal(1997), Actun Chen(1998),Vaca Ha(1998), Ox Bel Ha (1998 to ...), Naranjal(1999), Ayim(2000), Pac Chen & Mariposa (2000), Carillo (2000), San Andres(2001), A'Im(2001),Punto Venado(2002),Yax Chen(2002 to 2008), Maya(2004), Boca Paila & Kaapechen Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve (2005 to...), Apocalypse (2006), Source of Zdena (2008), Exodus (2009), Source of Mracaj (2009), San Man Hai (2009), Tatich (2010), Batastisa (2010), Crvo Vrelo (2010), Bunice (2010), Fenomeno / Nariz (2015-2017), Camilo (2015-2017), Kantenah (2017), Saggitario (2017)
  • Established connection between Sistema Del Mar and Esmeralda (Birnbach/Le Maillot - March 1999) to become Sistema Ox Bel Ha
  • Established connection between Ox Bel Ha and the Caribbean Sea (Birnbach/Riordan/Le Maillot - August 1998)
  • Established connection between San Man Hai China #4 & #5 (Devos/Le Maillot - Dec 2009)
  • Support diver on science project with Beddow & Smith(1999, 2000), Werner(2001, 2003, 2004, 2010), Reinhardt(2007 to 2017)
  • Production of Cave Maps
  • Presenter at the GUE Conference in 2006 (Budapest), 2007 (Florida), 2009 (Florida) & CDAA (Cave Diving Association of Australia) conference 2010.
  • Cave diving experience in Mexico, Belize, France, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sardinia, China, Australia and Florida.

Special interests

  • Trail running & cycling

Publications

  • NACD Journal 2000, 2002 and 2003
  • GUE Quest Magazine 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016

Languages

  • English, French, Spanish



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