Diving

Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

24 August, 2016 at 5:17 am Comments are Disabled

The Best Idea Noted American writer and environmentalist Wallace Stegner famously called the national park idea “the best idea we ever had.” The National Park Service has its 100th birthday this year. Divers everywhere should celebrate. Say “National Park” and immediately everyone thinks about a couple of the big ones, […]

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Why You Should Buddy Up With Your Kids

Why You Should Buddy Up With Your Kids

19 August, 2016 at 11:59 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’re passionate about scuba diving and you’ve got kids, there’s a good chance that you can’t wait to share the underwater world with them. Young divers can complete their first underwater experiences from the age of 8 years on the PADI Bubblemaker course, while older kids and teens can […]

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PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

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

  We welcome PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016! If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics this month to watch the world’s top athletes compete in sports like gymnastics, running, and diving, you’re certainly not alone. But if you’re a SCUBA enthusiast who sees the host city of Rio de Janiero and […]

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Be A Better Dive Buddy: 5 Things NOT To Do

Be A Better Dive Buddy: 5 Things NOT To Do

14 August, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

If you’ve been keeping up with the PADI blog, then by now you’ll have a good idea of why we love having a dive buddy around, and things you can do to become a better dive buddy. However, there’s also plenty of things you should avoid doing if you want […]

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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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Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016

Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016

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

Last year was the inaugural PADI Women’s Dive Day, an initiative aimed at closing the gender gap in diving. During this first year, there were 335 events hosted in 65 countries, with over 6,000 total divers. On July 16, 2016, the second annual PADI Women’s Dive Day was even more successful. The number of events […]

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