Tara Bradley Connell


Recent blog posts written by Tara Bradley Connell

5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

4 October, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Just because the winter months bring colder temps, that doesn’t mean you can’t up your game by getting some new certifications under your belt. Here are five PADI® Specialties to help you dive into the warmer seasons with a little more spring in your step. Ice Diver: What better time to get […]

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4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

4 Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

28 September, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

For scuba divers, the ocean is our playground which is why we want to keep it as protected as possible. Here are four ways to ensure our blue waters get back in shape for the generations of divers to come. Pass on the Plastic It’s estimated that there are millions […]

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Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

23 August, 2016 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

How the WAVES Project and the underwater world are helping wounded veterans heal through diving After a family friend and United States Marine, Jon Schumacher, was injured in an IED blast on his second tour in Afghanistan, he lost both legs above the knee and three fingers on this left […]

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Diving Olympics – The Final Five of the Sea

Diving Olympics – The Final Five of the Sea

11 August, 2016 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

It only comes around every four years, but the Olympics bring out the fastest, strongest, and most dominant forces on Earth to compete for the top spot on the podium. When it comes to underwater Olympics, we nominate these five sea creatures to bring home the gold as the Final Five of the […]

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Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

Unlikely Sea Creature Friendships

9 August, 2016 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sea creatures form friendships from the least likely of pairings as underwater relationships provide symbiotic benefits to both animals.   Crabs and Sea Anemones Crabs choose to partner up with poisonous sea anemones by either holding them like weapons to fend off predators or attaching them to the tops of […]

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12 Countries in 12 Months with Michele Felberg

12 Countries in 12 Months with Michele Felberg

7 July, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

We found some time to catch up with Michele Felberg, the 2015 Rolex Scholarship recipient, when she wasn’t busy volunteering to save sharks in South Australia, training to run a marathon or traveling around the world diving. Although Michele’s first dive might not have been an epic one, this didn’t stop her from continuing to dive in […]

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