Megan Denny


Recent blog posts written by Megan Denny

Is Scuba Diving Safe?

Is Scuba Diving Safe?

17 July, 2017 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Scuba diving is enjoyed by thousands of people around the world every day and is considered a low-risk activity compared to many other outdoor and sporting activities – even such widespread activities as swimming, jogging and all-terrain vehicle riding have higher reported fatality rates than diving. How likely are you […]

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Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

3 July, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

Patriots for Disabled Divers (PFDD) offers therapeutic scuba training and experiences to people with disabilities through affiliate PADI dive shops in eleven states (and growing). Founded in 2009 by Jeff Currer, a retired US Navy Captain and his wife Merial, Patriots for Disabled Divers has trained more than 600 wounded […]

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Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

21 June, 2017 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

“Learning to dive has been a dream come true. When I am underwater, I am weightless. I am free; free of my injuries, free of sorrows, free to dream. The men and women of Patriots for Disabled Divers immediately made me feel comfortable, accepted, as part of their family. Their […]

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Family Vacation Travel Tips for Scuba Divers

Family Vacation Travel Tips for Scuba Divers

19 June, 2017 at 5:29 am Comments are Disabled

Some people stop scuba diving when they become parents, but those in the know get their kids blowing bubbles and dive in year after year. Scuba diving teaches kids valuable skills like working with a buddy, spacial awareness, and respect for the environment. Not to mention, seeing a turtle, octopus, […]

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PADI Women’s Dive Day Events 2017

PADI Women’s Dive Day Events 2017

13 June, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI® Dive Centers are all about showing the love to ladies who dive, or want to try scuba diving. Free massages, discounted boat dives, clean up events and a mermaid skill challenge are just a few of the fun events scheduled for Women’s Dive Day – 15 July 2017. Read on […]

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PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Jenny Jara Inspires Women in Her Community to Dive

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Jenny Jara Inspires Women in Her Community to Dive

12 June, 2017 at 5:12 am Comments are Disabled

Jenny Jara is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) in the Philippines and a 2017 winner of PADI’s Inspiring Women contest for People + Community. Ethel Tornberg nominated Jenny, and after reading Ethel’s story about Jenny, we had to know more. Read on for the contest-winning entry from Ethel […]

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