Villamar Godfrey diving, 1971
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Ardeth Young: That's my dad
Kay Westby: Villamar - the the first set of fin and mask. Before that they used a "Waterglass".
Wade Bevier: Notice the excellent shape of the branching corals... :-(
Wade Bevier: July 71 was the first time I swam a dove the waters off the peninsula coast and even visited both Laughing Bird and Hatchet Cayes on that trip. What a Spectical it was. WOW
Kay Westby: Yes - I remember my first snorkel, too. At the reef near Caye Caulker in 1985. Even though it was already messed up there it was the most spectaclar thing I had ever seen!
Dasha Shivers: Mr. Villa looks buff!
Jenna Godfrey: Thats papa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Laura Godfrey: And he still dives!
Ardeth Young: Still dives at the age of 76
Cherilyn Brown: dawm i did recognize my own father
Jenna Godfrey: wow well papa is wikid!
Loco Lisa: yep he was hot! and hes still really great! the 1st mask thing is going in the book as is a poem he recited for me last night nite on the field.
Doug Simmons: It looks like Cagey to me.
Selecta Leesh: look at my daddy he make it in d book of history.......awesome!love u paps!
Jenna Godfrey: yap
Photograph by Nat'l Geographic
artisticized by Marty Casado
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