dema show, blue ocean network, dive champion, marine conservation, This coming Friday, October 21, 2016, marks the 20-year anniversary of Freedive Champion, Explorer and Television Personality, Mehgan Heaney-Grier, establishing the first-ever freedive record for both men and women in the U.S. to an astonishing 155’ on a single breath of air.

To celebrate this anniversary, Mehgan is hosting a Live Streaming Q&A session on her Facebook page this Friday evening October 21, 2016 at 10pm ET. She will be taking questions from fans about freediving, her record dives, as well as the upcoming season two release of her Discovery Channel hit television series, Treasure Quest: Snake Island, premiering November 4, 2016.

Up-to-date information for Live Streaming Q&A Event on Facebook at: @mehganheaneygrier or
A one min video recapping Mehgan’s record setting dive & event details at: 

A Women Divers Hall of Famer, Mehgan Heaney-Grier is a biologist and marine conservationist who speaks up for the blue. Mehgan will be at the trade-only DEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nov 16-19, 2016. She’ll meet with fans, fellow divers and DEMA exhibitors who deeply care about the ocean and are using every means at their disposal to “Blue The Dive” to create a more sustainable dive industry.


About DEMA Show

The DEMA Show is produced by DEMA, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, an international organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the recreational scuba diving and snorkeling industry. With more than 1,300 members, this non-profit, global organization promotes scuba diving through consumer awareness programs and media campaigns. For more information on DEMA and affiliated programs contact (800) 862-DIVE (3483) or (858) 616-6408. To register for DEMA Show 2016 visit


About Blue The Dive

Blue the Dive is a collaborative campaign spearheaded by the Colorado Ocean Coalition, Colorado Retailers Association and Ocean First Institute to engage and support the dive industry to protect the ocean through education, action, and sustainable business practices.

Dive industry stakeholders who sign the pledge believe that each member of the dive industry has the opportunity, and the responsibility to take a leadership role in protecting our ocean and preserving it for future generations. By unifying, the dive industry has the ability to shift the paradigm of how the dive industry interacts with and protects our industry’s most valuable asset, the ocean. Visit

Photo Courtesy: Discovery Channel