Tara Bradley Connell


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World Traveler Aaron Phillips Learns to Scuba Dive

World Traveler Aaron Phillips Learns to Scuba Dive

30 May, 2018 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Aaron Phillips doesn’t spend much time in front of the TV. As the man behind Life Survival, an outdoor program that combines conservation with adventure, he’s made it his life mission to keep as many people off the couch as possible. By sharing his wild adventures with his loyal followers, […]

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The Socorro Evolution: Filming for a Cause

The Socorro Evolution: Filming for a Cause

24 May, 2018 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

  On April 13, 2018, a team of ocean conservation ambassadors, world-class athletes, and director/producer Roberto Ochoa spent 10 days filming and freediving in the waters of Mexico’s Revillagigedo Archipelago National Park, located 250 miles south of Baja California. But it wasn’t just playtime for this group. Ochoa, an advocate […]

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Doctor’s Orders – Becoming Adaptive Buddies for Patients

Doctor’s Orders – Becoming Adaptive Buddies for Patients

17 May, 2018 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

  In April, the Cody Unser First Step Foundation (CUFSF) and a team of medical professionals from Kennedy Krieger Institute, a facility that works with youth dealing with disabilities and disorders, set their “out of office” notices and headed for Key Largo. The goal: To learn to dive in order […]

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The Brady Bunch Family – Diver Edition

The Brady Bunch Family – Diver Edition

7 May, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Mother of six, Donna Nestor Thacker, didn’t start diving until she was 35 but her interest in diving was piqued long before she became the matriarch of her dive tribe. After falling in love with diving while taking a resort course in Jamaica, Donna and her husband, James, decided to […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Dive Damaged Hair

5 Ways to Avoid Dive Damaged Hair

30 April, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

By Tara Bradley Connell Days spent in the salt and sun doesn’t mean you have to destroy your hair during a dive trip. From proper conditioning to choosing the right mask strap, here are a few tips to keep your hair healthy; no matter how many dives you log a […]

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Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

Women in Diving: Ocean Conservationists

24 April, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

From shark awareness to navigating underwater cave systems and creating entire Marine Protected Areas, these underwater heroines have made conservation their mission. Dr. Sylvia Earle Known as Her Deepness by the New Yorker, this iconic oceanographer needs no introduction. Dr. Sylvia Earle has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998 […]

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