John Woods: relations between disability and diving

I should mention, because it is important later on, that when I was at school I, in the war I learnt to swim in the sea, I think I mentioned that, and then I re-learnt to swim, when I was about ten I suppose, after polio, and so swimming was always very good. I mean there was not many sports that I could do, and the support of the water, swimming. And when I was in France in, when I was 15, '55 [1955], I first encountered scuba diving and of course I got hooked.
  • Interviewee John Woods
  • Duration 00:00:48
  • Copyright British Library Board
  • Interviewer Paul Merchant
  • Date of interview 2/16/2012
  • Shelfmark C1379/64

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