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Dr Richard Harris. Cave Diver. Hero. Australian of the Year.

OT: The Podcast

Release Date: 06/25/2020

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OT: The Podcast

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Two years ago Dr Richard Harris dived into a cave in Thailand and came back a hero. That cave - of course - was part of the Tham Luang cave system, and 4 kilometres deep in it were trapped a football team of 12 young men and one of their coaches. The caves had flooded, and incoming monsoonal rain meant they had to get out of the submerged cave system quickly. As this crisis emerged the list of people with the relevant skills to put in place a rescue became very short, and at the top of it was Richard Harris. An experienced cave diver and anesthetist he had a unique skillset, well suited the incredibly complex rescue situation. We talk to Richard about just how unlikely a success the Tham Luang rescue was, and how it changed his life. We also talk about his other cave diving exploits, the importance of gear to a diver and his Bremont S2000.

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