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PADI AmbassaDiver Chris Middleton Needs Your Vote for the Soldiering On People’s Choice Award for 2017

PADI AmbassaDiver Chris Middleton Needs Your Vote for the Soldiering On People’s Choice Award for 2017

23 February, 2017 at 3:15 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver and Armed Forces Veteran, Chris Middleton, is the very definition of ‘soldiering on’. In 2011 his life changed forever when he lost his both his legs whilst serving his country in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Despite suffering terrible injuries, Chris has challenged his disability head on with the help […]

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3 Ways to Teach Kids to Love the Water

3 Ways to Teach Kids to Love the Water

22 February, 2017 at 5:43 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver Zac Araneta shares ways to get your kids involved with the underwater world while proving you don’t have to give up your sport to play the part of a parent. PADI Master Instructor Zac Araneta didn’t let the fact that he has three kids, Zachary, 20, Shadrach, 17, […]

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Sea Lions of Los Islotes: The Story Behind the New Limited Edition PADI Certification Card

Sea Lions of Los Islotes: The Story Behind the New Limited Edition PADI Certification Card

24 January, 2017 at 6:58 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Jennifer Small Underwater photographer, filmmaker and PADI Course Director Luke Inman opens up about his passion for diving, his connection with the Sea of Cortez, and his relationship with the sea lion that inspired PADI’s new limited-edition replacement certification card.   Of all of the places you have […]

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What to Do When Someone Points a Camera at You Underwater

What to Do When Someone Points a Camera at You Underwater

16 January, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

A quick search for “underwater video tips” delivers a lot of great information. But what about when you’re on the other side of the lens? What do you do when another diver points a camera at you? Go for the classic “I’m okay” or something more original? Here are a […]

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Behind-the-Scenes with PADI Women in La Paz, Mexico

Behind-the-Scenes with PADI Women in La Paz, Mexico

11 January, 2017 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

One of our favorite recent photo shoots was in La Paz, Mexico, where we had the honor of filming some of the most inspirational women in diving. PADI Divers Afelandra Gonzalez, Andrea Asúnsolo Rivera, Morgane Sanchez, Gemma Smith, Sarah Jarrett, and Rocio Gajon, joined us to explore the beautiful Sea of Cortez. From sea […]

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Scuba Divers

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Scuba Divers

4 January, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Year after year, the most common New Year’s resolutions are: ❏ Enjoy life to the fullest ❏ Lose weight ❏ Spend more time with family and friends If you’re a scuba diver, go ahead and check all those boxes. Diving by its very nature helps you be more active, spend […]

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