In-Conversation with David Strike: Sharks & Speleothems with Christina Zenato


Cristina Zenato [The Bahamas]
Since 1994 Cristina has been an active shark behaviourist, underwater cave explorer, a champion for ocean conservation, photographer, speaker and writer.

Living and operating in The Bahamas, Cristina is a NSS-CDS Advanced cave diving instructor, KISS rebreather instructor, TDI mixed gas instructor and PADI Course Director. With over 20,000 dives under her belt, Cristina works with sharks in the wild and has conducted exploration and surveys of numerous new cave systems.

Cristina is a member of the Women Divers Hall Of Fame, a Fellow of The Explorers Club, and the founder of the non-profit, ‘ People of the Water’ organisation, created to widen the dissemination of training, education and research related to ocean and environmental issues.

David Strike [Australia] ADEX Ambassador for Technical Diving, Pioneer & Fellow of The Explorers Club
A former Instructor Trainer and Certifier with a background in Military, Commercial, Recreational and Technical Diving, David has authored several hundred dive-related articles. The ADEX Ambassador for Technical Diving, Pioneer, he is a recipient of the ADEX Lifetime Achievement Award and a Fellow of The Explorers Club of New York.