Scuba Careers

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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Breaking Barriers: The Search for Undiscovered Tunnels

Breaking Barriers: The Search for Undiscovered Tunnels

7 November, 2016 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

When you think about a project as intensive as surveying and exploring an underwater cave system, it would seem to some that only an extensive team of experts would be fit for the job. When it came to the Mermaid Pond/Chimney Cave connection on Grand Bahama, in the Bahamas, it […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

10 July, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments are Disabled

As part of our Women in Diving series in conjunction with PADI Women’s Dive Day, we sat down with Dr. Erika Sullivan, a Canadian veterinarian now living and working in Australia. She discussed her passion for sharks and what inspired her to become a PADI Professional. Tell us about your work with sharks. […]

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9 Steps to Become a Scuba Role Model

9 Steps to Become a Scuba Role Model

29 June, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Becoming a PADI instructor isn’t just a means to a paycheck in paradise. With it comes responsibility — not just serving as an example of safe dive practices, but also maintaining an attitude that encourages others to apply themselves and take the next step in their own dive careers. So […]

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