About Oceans & cast
Paul Rose talks about the motivations and inspirations behind his life's work, the highs of a year spent filming Oceans and the underwater animal and superpower he would choose, if given the chance.
The polar explorer
Paul talks about the motivations and inspirations behind his life's work.
Paul describes the highs of a year spent filming the Oceans series.
Paul reveals why life as a reef fish has strong appeal.
Paul's adaptation gives him the freedom to travel vast distances.
Paul has a long record of leading Greenland ice cap expeditions and providing polar science logistics and mountaineering support.
For ten years he was Base Commander of the Rothera Research Station in Antarctica and was awarded Her Majesty The Queen's Polar Medal. He also received the US Navy Polar Medal for his work with Nasa and the Mars Lander project on Mount Erebus, Antarctica.
As well as being highly qualified in conventional scuba diving, Paul is also qualified to dive using mixed gases and nitrox. Not suprisingly he holds certified Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) instructor qualifications for all speciality courses such as deep, wreck, ice and recovery diving. Impressively, he's logged over 6,000 dives, making him Oceans' most experienced diver.
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