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PADI Critter Encounters Contest

PADI Critter Encounters Contest

30 April, 2014 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Have you taken a marine critter photo that will amaze, captivate or inspire others? Do you have a passion for underwater photography? Like winning stuff…? We have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiasts such as yourself to showcase your greatest underwater photography for all 1 million+ PADI Facebook Fans to appreciate […]

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An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

An interview with PADI Divemaster, Cameron Schwaiger

29 April, 2014 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

PADI recently interviewed Cameron Schwaiger from Kew in Victoria who took up his dream job as a PADI Divemaster at Academy of Scuba, a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre in Glen Iris and Rye.   Describe a typical day in your working life as a PADI Divemaster. For me […]

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I Heart My PADI Pro – Contest Winners

I Heart My PADI Pro – Contest Winners

23 April, 2014 at 1:32 am 0 comments

Congratulations to the three winners of the I Heart My PADI Pro contest – Jennifer Lane, Melissa Leonard and Sally Watson. The I Heart My PADI Pro contest took place in February and March 2014 via the PADI Facebook page. PADI Divers were asked to nominate the PADI Professional who […]

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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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First PADI Instructor Exam in Brunei

First PADI Instructor Exam in Brunei

18 April, 2014 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Known as the green heart of Borneo, Brunei is fast becoming also known for its stunning blue seas and underwater treasures! A truly unspoilt gem, Brunei recently hosted its first PADI Instructor Exam with fantastic results! From the 15-16th of February this year, 11 candidates partook in both written exams […]

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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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