Diving

Annelie Pompe: Freediving Legend and Explorer

Annelie Pompe: Freediving Legend and Explorer

8 March, 2016 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Start small by exploring the world around you… Annelie Pompe is a Swedish adventurer, motivational speaker, coach, author and photographer, and her achievements include a world record freedive to 126m, as well as being the first Swedish woman to summit Everest from the north side. PADI Regional Manager Jonas Samuelsson […]

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How to Be Your Dive Guide’s Favorite Diver

How to Be Your Dive Guide’s Favorite Diver

29 February, 2016 at 1:30 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re the kind of person who was the teacher’s pet in school, you might wonder what the equivalent is in the scuba world. Besides tipping fairly, there are various other things you can do to warrant being the dive guide’s favorite diver. #1 Appreciate the rental gear. If you’ve booked […]

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7 Facts about Sea Lions

7 Facts about Sea Lions

28 February, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Sea lions are some of the most adorable creatures that you’ll find in the sea. In fact, the name “sea lion” may be a bit of a misnomer. “Sea puppy” might be a better fit. Of course, this is purely an opinion, and you’re probably looking for a few sea […]

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8 Scuba Accessories Divers Can’t Live Without

8 Scuba Accessories Divers Can’t Live Without

27 February, 2016 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

“The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize” – Clairee Belcher When it comes to dive equipment, your tank and regulator give you air, your mask helps you see, and your fins help you move. They are all essential pieces of equipment for diving. Scuba accessories […]

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Family Ties: A My PADI Story

Family Ties: A My PADI Story

25 February, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Words and photos by Rainer Jenss, PADI Open Water Diver and President & Founder of Family Travel Association. My wife and I became PADI certified in the summer of 1993, right before our wedding day.  Why?  Because we wanted to go scuba diving during our honeymoon, which took us to […]

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Meet PADI’s Latest AmbassaDiver Alexandra Baackes

Meet PADI’s Latest AmbassaDiver Alexandra Baackes

16 February, 2016 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Alex is a PADI diver, world traveler, writer, underwater videographer and all-around adventure seeker. You can follow her travels on her site Alex in Wanderland. Stay tuned for future posts on our blog where Alex will be sharing more dive adventures as PADI’s newest AmbassaDiver™. Greetings, fellow dive enthusiasts! My name […]

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