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5 Reasons We Love California Kelp Diving

5 Reasons We Love California Kelp Diving

20 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The long stalks of kelp anchored on the ocean floor reach up to the surface like trees. When the seaweed-trees are grouped together, they make an underwater forest. The forest supports a population of marine life and makes an arena for divers. There are many reasons we love kelp diving; […]

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Learn to Dive – 3 Ways to Get Started Scuba Diving

Learn to Dive – 3 Ways to Get Started Scuba Diving

19 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

So, you’re thinking about learning to dive. Congratulations! Some say learning to dive is the coolest thing they’ve ever done. PADI has three options for getting started. You may be asking, “What are these options, and which one is best for me?” Keep reading for a summary. 1. PADI Discover […]

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Go Pro, Girls!

Go Pro, Girls!

18 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alexandra Dimitriou-Engeler is a dive center owner in Agia Napa, Cyprus. She became a diver in 1992 and received her bachelor’s degree in Oceanography at Plymouth University in 2003. Her love of the ocean has always been her driving force, and this has led to the natural progression of becoming […]

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Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

16 July, 2015 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Throughout the past several weeks, PADI has been interviewing several inspiring women as part of the “Women in Diving” series, leading up to PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18th July, 2015. By her own words, PT is a “wannabe underwater photographer and film-maker, swimming against terminal endometrial cancer one scuba […]

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Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

14 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alessandra Sicilia is the manager of TGI Diving, with three PADI Dive Centers in Egypt and a total of 12 around the world. PADI Regional Mananger Jonas Samuelsson interviewed her in the run up to the PADI Women’s Dive Day… Thank you very much for taking the time to share your […]

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Husband and Wife Find Refuge as Rescue Divers

Husband and Wife Find Refuge as Rescue Divers

13 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blogger: Jo Walters Having taken up diving in their early sixties, husband and wife dive buddies John and Robin Fouquette share their insights on living the dive life as PADI Rescue Divers. Please tell us who you are and what your PADI certification level is. John: My name is […]

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