Scuba Careers

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

23 June, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While some of the women spotlighted in PADI’s “Women in Diving” Series have been inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Gretchen Ashton brings credentials beyond just her dive certifications. She was just the second woman inducted into the AAU Power Lifting Hall of Fame and has set 21 […]

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Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

22 May, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

PADI has interviewed several amazing women so far as part of the “Women in Diving” series, and one thing is certain – they all share a strong passion and sense of purpose in exploring and protecting the ocean. Cristina Zenato exemplifies this spirit, turning childhood dreams into a career in […]

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Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

5 May, 2015 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

When we asked PADI Pro Andrew Raak for his job title, he suggested:  Freelance Dive Instructor for beginners to billionaires, and everyone in between. Sounds like a great gig to us! Read on to learn more about the adventures of Andrew… Originally from Philadelphia, Andrew developed a fascination with the ocean […]

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6 Experts Reveal Top Tips on Becoming a Professional Underwater Photographer

6 Experts Reveal Top Tips on Becoming a Professional Underwater Photographer

21 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional underwater photographer, advice from an accomplished professional could come in handy. That’s why we asked some photo pros to help us make a list of their best tips for turning pro. Enjoy! Start with Being a Good Diver and Good Photographer. […]

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Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

15 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

To celebrate women in diving, PADI is spotlighting several women who have made significant contributions to the sport. This week, it’s professional photographer and PADI Assistant Instructor Amanda Cotton. In addition to numerous awards, Amanda’s work has been featured by National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian magazine among others, will be highlighted […]

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I Heart My PADI Pro 2015 Contest Winners

I Heart My PADI Pro 2015 Contest Winners

5 March, 2015 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to the winners of the I Heart My PADI Pro 2015 contest! PADI Professionals are exceptional people, often changing the lives of others through sharing the passion of scuba. To help recognise the great work PADI Professionals do, we asked you to nominate the best PADI Professional you’ve had. Congratulations to the following […]

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