Ric’s underwater adventures are known to millions who watch his documentaries and news stories on television. No one can boast more promotion for Great Lakes diving, as Ric has donated some 30 shows to PBS and has also found world-wide audiences on the Vision Network and Outdoor Channel. Ric has also been featured as an on-camera researcher for the Discovery Channel and History Channel, and is also an award-winning news reporter, working for stations all across Michigan. He created Airworthy Productions in 2000 and continues to produce industrial and fundraiser videos fulltime as a videographer.
Ric holds several certifications in SCUBA, including advanced ratings and ice rescue.
In addition to his TV shows and documentaries, Ric has also published two CDROM’s on shipwreck diving. The Edmund Fitzgerald Interactive Explorer was the first and only CDROM on the shipwreck. Wrecks of the Inland Seas is also the first Great Lakes dive-related CDROM, packed with information and video on countless shipwrecks.
Ric is also a private pilot, and has flight time in several vintage war birds. He was aboard the final B-52 flights from Michigan and also chronicled the Tuskegee Airmen in the Great Lakes state as well as our famous Rosie the Riveters at Willow Run. See Bombs Away for more details!
Ric is often requested for special talks on his adventures, from schools and service groups to major maritime history programs. Click here to contact Ric on availability for your event. Prices vary on the size of your group and the distance traveled to the event.