Eric Lantz

Eric Lantz Eric Lantz, a graduate of Texas A&M University, works as a physical therapist at Memorial Hermann TIRR in Houston, TX.  A paraplegic for over 10 years, Eric takes on as many challenges as he can and he loves scuba. He joined us for the trip to Cayman Brac in 2008.

Veronica Padilla

Veronica Padilla lost both legs above the knee in a roadside accident near her home in Albuquerque, NM.  A nuclear engineering student, she has a terrific outlook on life. She joined our 2008 trip to Cayman Brac.

Kelly Knight

Kelly Knight is a paraplegic that lives in Corpus Christi, TX and is an interior designer. Kelly loves diving now and is a complete addict since she joined our trip to Cayman Brac in 2008.

Timothy Jones

Airman Timothy Jones was wounded while serving as a mechanic in the Top Gun program in the Navy. This resulted in a spinal chord injury.  He plays quad rugby while also attending college and raising three active children with his wife, Melissa. Tim joined us on part of the Cayman Brac trip in 2008.

Dawn Halfaker

Captain Dawn Halfaker was wounded by a RPG attack while serving as a Lt in Iraq with the Military Police.  She was promoted to Captain prior to her discharge. Now, the owner of a Security consulting firm and graduate student at George Washington University, she joined the Dive Pirates to the Brac in 2008. Dawn…

Nathan Gonzalez

Sergeant Nathan Gonzalez, a retired marine, had a duty to protect US Embassies abroad.  Nate loved diving then and after an automobile accident he thought he would never dive again.  He is now a happy dive pirate living in Boerne, TX and went to Cayman Brac in 2008.

Gregory Ebanks

Gregory Ebanks is our first student from our scuba destination, Cayman Brac. Gregory was one of the original dive masters on the Brac and lost a leg in a car accident. He thought his diving days were over but Dive Pirates came to the rescue in 2008.  Gregory divides his time between Houston, TX and…