Patrick Widmann, born in Austria, has spent the last 12 years living in Mexico exploring caves and teaching cave diving. He is a owner and training director at ProTec Dive Centers. Patrick is a explorer, educator, public speaker and the co-designer of the xDeep Stealth 2.0 sidemount system. He is on the board of advisors of PSAI and an Instructor Trainer Evaluator who also helped to develop their CCR Cave Class. Patrick has explored and dived caves in 14 different countries on this planet. Since 2014 has lead annual expeditions to Madagascar where his team has discovered and explored several stunning and vast underwater cave systems. The team has been credited with discovery and analysis of important paleontological remains which where covered by 78 news outlets around the world including CNN, NBC, Washington Post, Nat Geo among others. The team is also credited with discovering and exploring “Anjanamba”, currently longest submerged cave system of the African continent with 10+km of surveyed cave passage.