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Visit PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2016

Visit PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo 2016

7 April, 2016 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Join PADI® staff members at the Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from 23-24 April 2016. This event promises an exciting mix of seminars, workshops and a Saturday night Blue Wild Party – all in addition to an exhibition floor showcasing the latest dive gear, […]

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Interview with PADI Course Director Fu Chun

Interview with PADI Course Director Fu Chun

4 April, 2016 at 2:03 am Comments are Disabled

PADI recently had the opportunity to interview PADI Course Director Fu Chun. Fu works in Bali, Indonesia at her PADI Five Star Dive Resort Fish In Air and tell us how she came to be a PADI Professional and why she loves the diving lifestyle. How did you start working […]

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Julie Kelly & PADI Instructors Raise $100,000+ after Fiji Cyclone

Julie Kelly & PADI Instructors Raise $100,000+ after Fiji Cyclone

3 April, 2016 at 10:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Cyclone Winston was the strongest cyclone ever recorded in the southern hemisphere and the south coast of Taveuni Island, home of the world famous Rainbow Reef, took a direct hit. Winds were recorded at over 300 km/hr and 18 meter tsunami-like storm surge ravaged the coastline and ripped away countless […]

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DEEP & Extreme 2016

DEEP & Extreme 2016

30 March, 2016 at 10:59 pm Comments are Disabled

The annual Deep & Extreme show starts today, in Jakarta, Indonesia, and will run until Sunday, 3rd May. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Deep & Extreme is the biggest diving and marine show in Indonesia, showcasing the huge array of aquatic and outdoor activities as well as eco-tourism initiatives of offer in Indonesia. Local […]

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PADI Through the Decades: the 1980s

PADI Through the Decades: the 1980s

30 March, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

This is the third post in our 50th Anniversary series. Missed the first two? Get caught up on the 60s and 70s. The 1980s were when PADI truly became a leader in dive research. By taking the initiative to study diving, PADI was able to create new texts, tools, and […]

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Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

Sharing a Passion for Conservation through Scuba Diving

28 March, 2016 at 5:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Arizona State University tourism student Matt Cernik swapped cactus for coral when he signed up for an internship with Great Barrier Reef operator and PADI Member, Passions of Paradise. “In Phoenix, where I’m from, the only waves to be seen are the daunting heat waves which rise off the desert […]

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