Linda Gray , 2000
Linda started her competition career in the US Annual National Free Diving Spearfishing Championships and won the women's national title in 1973. She has won 4 more championships since then, for a total of 5 of the 8 that she competed in. Linda was ranked #11 diver in the 1980 Nationals, which put her above about half the men! She lives in Southern California where she is a commercial sea urchin diver. Besides Linda’'s love for the sea she has a keen interest in wild and domestic animals.