Ocean Minds presents Sol Chhon
Profession: Watersports Instructor & Divemaster
Organisation: Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia
Sol's love of the underwater world and his passion to teach other's about the life he sees is incredible. I am inspired by his ability to teach guests and staff how to swim so that they too can enjoy the wonders of the underwater world.
1. How did we meet?
We met on Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia where we both work.
2. What is one memorable ocean moment from our time together?
Diving in the Song Saa Reserve!
3. What do you love about the ocean?
I love all of the marine life and stunning coral reefs, it is a beautiful environment to be in.
4. Why is it important that we protect the ocean?
We all need to help to provide a healthy and safe environment for marine life as well as island communities. I conduct regular beach cleans to remove harmful items to protect the ocean and the marine animals.
5. What do you love about being a Divemaster?
To be a dive master means that I can enjoy diving whilst showing guests the incredible Cambodian reefs and help to conserve the ocean creatures by removing plastic waste and discarded fishing gear that I find.
6. What is you favourite ocean creature?
For me my favourite ocean creatures are Sea turtles and sharks and all reef fish 🐠🐠