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We Asked PADI Staff: What Do You Remember Most About Your First Scuba Dive?

We Asked PADI Staff: What Do You Remember Most About Your First Scuba Dive?

21 April, 2014 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Brigit Jager – PADI Training Consultant (Asia-Pacific) Wow… I really can see and breathe underwater, amazing! How beautiful, how totally mesmerizing, awesome, I want more of this!! [Also: should have done this years ago] LeRoy Wickham – Southwest and Central U.S. Regional Manager What do I remember most? How bloody […]

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Scuba Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Scuba Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

16 April, 2014 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Crowdsourcing has become increasingly popular in recent years, and passionate divers have taken the plunge. While PADI’s favorite non-profit is Project AWARE, we wanted to report on some of the crowd-sourcing projects that are out there – perhaps one of you reading this post will be inspired to create the […]

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PADI Underwater Model Hernan Bermejo

PADI Underwater Model Hernan Bermejo

15 April, 2014 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Hernan Bermejo is a familiar face to any PADI Diver who’s taken a course in the past few years. He appears in the new Open Water Diver materials and on the cover of our Scuba Tune-Up manual – among other places. We asked Hernan to tell us a little bit […]

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PADI Pets

PADI Pets

2 April, 2014 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Here at PADI we love all the creatures of the ocean, but we have a special place in our hearts for four-legged topside critters too! Below are some photos from PADI Staff of their furry friends. It’s a tough call, but who’s do you think is the cutest? Note from […]

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National Geographic Channel Opportunity

National Geographic Channel Opportunity

19 March, 2014 at 9:26 am 0 comments

National Geographic Channel is looking for participants to compete in a new adventure survival challenge. It’s called “Man vs Water” and the basic premise is that two strangers are stranded on a life raft together on the open ocean. The challenge is to see how long they can last. The […]

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A Short History of the Shaka

A Short History of the Shaka

16 March, 2014 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The shaka hand gesture is the symbol made by holding the hand in a loose fist and extending the thumb and pinky finger with the back of the hand facing the recipient. You have most likely seen this gesture being flashed by surfers and Hawaiian natives, but do you know […]

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