Thursday, 16 May 2024
-- Advertisement --
Liberty Club Level3 Divers24

"The greatest connection: Sac Actun - Dos Ojos" - press conference and opening of Krzysztof Starnawski's photographs

On 26 October 2017, a press conference dedicated to Krzysztof Starnawski’s expedition “The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” will be held in the Blue Room of the Pod Baranami Cinema (Krakow, Market Square 27, first floor). The aim of the expedition “The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” is the exploration of
Published: October 20, 2017 - 12:12
Updated: July 22, 2023 - 15:47
“The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” – press conference and opening of Krzysztof Starnawski’s photographs

On 26 October 2017, a press conference dedicated to Krzysztof Starnawski’s expedition “The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” will be held in the Blue Room of the Pod Baranami Cinema (Krakow, Market Square 27, first floor).

The aim of the expedition “The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” is the exploration of two powerful cave systems on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico: Sac Actun and Dos Ojos. For more than twenty years, many prominent cave divers have tried to find a natural connection between the underground passages, but none have succeeded so far. This is a great challenge in cave diving exploration. The extreme sections of the Sac Actun (270 km long) and Dos Ojos (79 km long) systems are located only a few hundred metres from each other. If a natural underwater connection could be found between them, it would create the largest fully flooded cave system in the world, with a total corridor length of almost 350 kilometres.

-- Advertisement --

krzysztof-starnawski-konferencja-prasowa-1

Krzysztof Starnawski has been searching for the Sac Actun-Dos Ojos connection for nine years. During this time, he has discovered and charted more than 450 metres of new corridors, and now he has only a dozen or so metres left of the most technically difficult section. Each time he stays underwater for at least seven hours, swimming long stretches, squeezing through very narrow terminals, discovering places where no man has ever gone before.

Starnawski is the world record holder in closed circuit cave diving (Viroit cave, Albania, – 278 m), world record holder in closed circuit deep diving (Blue Abyss, Egypt, -283 m), discoverer of the deepest flooded cave in the world (Hranicka Propast, Czech Republic, – 404 m). He has also made many other groundbreaking and remarkable discoveries in caves around the world. The previous successes of this outstanding diver, his experience, passion as an explorer and his hard work and determination allow us to believe that he will also achieve this goal.

Immediately after the meeting, at 20.00 in the club Piwnica Pod Baranami, there will be an opening of the exhibition of photographs by Krzysztof Starnawski. After the official part (about 10 minutes) it will be possible to have individual conversations with the author. The exhibition will run until 15 November 2017.

Start of the conference: 19.00, end: 20.00.

Conference proceedings:

  • Lecture presenting the course of an outstanding explorer’s diving career to date – 20 minutes
  • Lecture on the expedition “The greatest connection: Sac Actun – Dos Ojos” – 20 minutes
  • Questions from journalists – 20 minutes
  • The expedition will be conducted in December 2017/January 2018.

Source: Organiser

Other posts
Share:
Facebook
Telegram
LinkedIn
Twitter
Pinterest
WhatsApp

About author

Tomasz Andrukajtis
Editor-in-chief of the DIVERS24 portal and magazine. Responsible for obtaining, translating and developing content. He also supervises all publications. Achived his first diving certification – P1 CMAS, in 2000. Has a degree in journalism and social communication. In the diving industry since 2008.
-- Advertisement --
technical diver tuna hastberg mine
-- Advertisement --
Level3 Club CCR Divers24
Recent post
Wreck of Royal Navy landing craft tank (LCT) was found by divers off the coast of Cornwall
Shearwater Peregrine TX: The Ultimate Diving Companion
Sintzi Cave Exploration: Polish Divers' Double Success in Greece
Baltictech 2024: Dive into Inspiration - Tickets Now on Sale!
Adriatic Depths: Cultivating Sustainable Tourism through Underwater Heritage
Jared Hires: A Tragic Loss in the Depths of Plura Cave
WRECKS4ALL: Unveiling the Southern Adriatic's Underwater Heritage
You haven't read yet
Lungfish Orca v6 Rebreather Achieves CE Certification
Shearwater Peregrine TX: The Ultimate Diving Companion
Raid HYPOXIC TRIMIX OC course to 100 metres
Sintzi Cave Exploration: Polish Divers' Double Success in Greece
Baltictech 2024: Dive into Inspiration - Tickets Now on Sale!
Adriatic Depths: Cultivating Sustainable Tourism through Underwater Heritage
More posts in this category

Search...

The Divers24 portal is currently the largest online medium treating diving in Poland. Since 2010 we have been providing interesting and important information from Poland and around the world on all forms of diving and related activities.

Contact us: info@divers24.com