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PADI Underwater Video Contest – Winners Announced

PADI Underwater Video Contest – Winners Announced

23 December, 2013 at 7:51 pm 0 comments

Last month we asked you to submit a video from your favourite dive destination as part of the PADI Underwater Video Contest. After a period of entries where some amazing videos were submitted, 10 finalists were announced. Many of you voted for your favorite video and we are pleased to […]

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Share Your Scuba Diving Adventures to Win Prizes from PADI

Share Your Scuba Diving Adventures to Win Prizes from PADI

19 December, 2013 at 10:33 am 0 comments

As a scuba diver you’re one of the interesting people you know – really! I once had a boss who dated a Hollywood Agent. She went to A-List events like the Grammy Awards, and backstage she was a celeb amongst celebs for being a scuba instructor! You’ve seen parts of […]

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Your Vote Counts!  Help Fund an Ocean Action Project

Your Vote Counts! Help Fund an Ocean Action Project

2 December, 2013 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Help a conservation dream come true! Project AWARE’s Ocean Action Project supports individuals working on ocean and marine life protection at a local level. Show your support for these ocean heroes by visiting the Project AWARE Facebook page,  and voting for your favorite finalist in the Ocean Action project. These […]

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Photo Contest Winner David Valencia – The Story Behind the Shot

Photo Contest Winner David Valencia – The Story Behind the Shot

25 November, 2013 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

In 2014, every PADI Diving Society member will receive a membership card with this amazing whale shark photo from photographer David Valencia. David, a marine biologist and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer has logged more than 7000 dives and currently works on the Solmar V liveaboard out of Cabo San […]

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We Asked PADI Staff: What Was Your First Job?

We Asked PADI Staff: What Was Your First Job?

12 November, 2013 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Alan Jan – Manager Instructor Development My first job was as a pastry chef. I learned from one of the best chocolatier in Switzerland (at the time)and was specialized in truffles, fine chocolates and other pastries. I later on worked for several high end hotels and learned to be a […]

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Humpback Whale saved by PADI Dive Instructor

Humpback Whale saved by PADI Dive Instructor

11 November, 2013 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

PADI Dive Instructor, Sam Jupe is being referred to as a hero. Earlier this month Sam was on a holiday in Fiji when he performed an incredible whale rescue.  While on a charter boat, Sam noticed the distressed whale, which had its tail tangled in commercial fishing gear. Sam reports […]

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