Danielle Schofield


PADI Instructor and Social Media Consultant, PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa

Recent blog posts written by Danielle Schofield

Top Skills for Aspiring PADI Pros

Top Skills for Aspiring PADI Pros

6 December, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Are you thinking about becoming a PADI Professional? If becoming a PADI Divemaster or Instructor is in your future, here are some things you can learn and do early in your diving journey that will help to make you more employable when you become a PADI Pro. First Aid and […]

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Die Südspitze Afrikas, ein Paradies für Grossfisch-Fans

Die Südspitze Afrikas, ein Paradies für Grossfisch-Fans

4 December, 2016 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Das Tauchen rund um die Südspitze des afrikanischen Kontinentes ist nichts für schwache Nerven. Die Gewässer sind besonders fischreich und daher sind die gro- ßen Jäger der Unterwasserwelt allgegenwärtig. Die Bedingungen sind zudem oft rau und anspruchsvoll, große Wellen und Dünun- gen, starke Strömungen und stark variierende Sichtweiten zwischen 5 […]

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The Southern Tip of Africa: A Pelagic Paradise

The Southern Tip of Africa: A Pelagic Paradise

30 November, 2016 at 10:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Scuba diving around the southern tip of the African continent is not for the faint hearted. The waters here are teeming with fish, and although this means the great hunters of the underwater world are omnipresent, the diving conditions can be challenging with strong currents and visibility varying widely between […]

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Daan Verhoeven – Underwater Photographer and PADI Master Freediver Instructor

Daan Verhoeven – Underwater Photographer and PADI Master Freediver Instructor

26 November, 2016 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Meet world-class underwater photographer and PADI Master Freediver Instructor Daan Verhoeven. Daan is a former Dutch freediving record holder currently living in Cornwall, UK, where he co-founded Aquacity Freediving. In the world of competitive freediving, Daan Verhoeven is certainly no stranger, swimming seamlessly under the surface capturing athletes’ personal bests, […]

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Interview with Kate Jardine – International Freediving Judge

Interview with Kate Jardine – International Freediving Judge

25 November, 2016 at 3:18 am Comments are Disabled

Kate Jardine is qualified judge (International – Level D) with Freediving agency, AIDA International. As well as judging at national freediving competitions, Kate also judged at the 2016 Individual AIDA Pool World Championship in Turku, Finland, which closed with not one, not two, but FIVE World Records (Female DNF, Male […]

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Georgina Miller – The Life of a Professional Freediver

Georgina Miller – The Life of a Professional Freediver

24 November, 2016 at 3:56 am Comments are Disabled

Meet diver, PADI Master Freediver Instructor and part-mermaid Georgina Miller, a six-time national record holder with a personal best of just over 7 minutes in static apnea. Georgina has been part of Freediving Team GB since 2007, competing at National and International Freediving competitions for both depth and pool. She’s […]

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