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Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

11 September, 2017 at 11:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A baby great white shark washed up at Shelly Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday afternoon. After several failed attempts to return the injured shark to the sea, rescuers moved it to the nearby Fairy Bower ocean pool. The juvenile shark, nicknamed ‘Fluffy,’ was around 2 metres (9.8 feet) long […]

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Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

11 September, 2017 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Freediver demonstrates Dynamic With Fin discipline This weekend, the Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017 will be held in Auckland. PADI are proud to be a sponsor of the event and to support the growth of freediving not only in New Zealand but around the world. The event will […]

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My PADI Story: PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin

My PADI Story: PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin

28 August, 2017 at 7:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Sergey Busagrin Freediving is all about inward power, discipline and control and few people know this as well as PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin. Originally from Russia, Sergey began his freediving journey there before beginning proper freediving training on the island paradise of Koh Tao.  Whilst […]

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Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

14 August, 2017 at 7:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Some people use age as an excuse to slow down – but not George Aitken! The 74 year old recently got his PADI while on a family holiday in Fiji. We asked him a few questions about his experience and whether he plans to continue diving in the future. What […]

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Want to Get Your PADI in Mongolia? Now You Can!

Want to Get Your PADI in Mongolia? Now You Can!

13 August, 2017 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

For most of the 20th century, Mongolia was sealed off from the world. Now, it’s very much open and worth a trip. Mongolia is an outdoor lover’s paradise with opportunities to hike, camp, horse trek and now with the first PADI Dive Shop, Great Sea Resort, you can get PADI certified […]

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And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

And the Winners of the PADI 4 Marine Animals Contest Are…

7 August, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

In November 2016, PADI® announced our Four Pillars of Change, to help connect the PADI community to the ocean causes they care about. In line with this we put the call out for our community to tell us about their favorite marine animal OR a marine life encounter they’ve experienced. We […]

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