Diving

My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

30 September, 2016 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Szilvia Gogh is a PADI Platinum Course Director and breast cancer survivor. She is also a three-time National Champion Lifeguard in her home country of Hungary and has worked as a dive center managing-director, scuba instructor, camp counselor, travel agent, billboard model, photo-journalist and Hollywood stuntwoman. She’s led conservation projects […]

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The Magic Behind the Manta Ray Night Dive

The Magic Behind the Manta Ray Night Dive

29 September, 2016 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

Last year, I set out with PADI on a photo expedition to Kona, Hawaii to experience the famous Manta Ray Night Dive, and it was nothing short of magical. It is one of the most spectacular displays of wildlife that I have ever seen on a dive. You will definitely want […]

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6 Ways to Persuade a Non-Diving Partner to Try Certification

6 Ways to Persuade a Non-Diving Partner to Try Certification

22 September, 2016 at 7:30 am Comments are Disabled

We all agree: It’s better to have someone you know—not just a de facto second person won during the boat-buddy lottery—to share the underwater experience with. It’s even better when that person is your romantic partner, someone you could share every dive with, and one day embark on far-off vacations […]

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Introducing New PADI AmbassaDiver, Adam Stern

Introducing New PADI AmbassaDiver, Adam Stern

20 September, 2016 at 10:30 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDivers are selected representatives who have excelled within their field, inspiring others to start diving, keep diving or teach diving. They represent PADI values and help to inspire divers, ocean advocates and explorers across the globe. Meet our new PADI AmbassaDiver, Adam Stern! Adam, a PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer, is an accomplished freediver […]

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5 Incredible Marine Life Rescue Stories: Hooks and Lines

5 Incredible Marine Life Rescue Stories: Hooks and Lines

18 September, 2016 at 12:00 am Comments are Disabled

Around the world, the ocean and its inhabitants face a daily battle with trash, from tangled fishing line to bottles and plastic. When this deadly debris meets with marine life it traps, entangles and injures them, or is even mistaken for a tasty snack. This leads to prolonged suffering and, […]

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NASA Astronauts Dive Underwater Mission

NASA Astronauts Dive Underwater Mission

14 September, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The NEEMO Mission by Karl Shreeves, Technical Development Executive, PADI Worldwide. On 21 July, the 21st NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission launched in the U.S. Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Astronauts Megan McArthur (NASA), Reid Wiseman (NASA) and Matthias Maurer (ESA), researchers Marc O’Griofa, Dawn Kernagis and Noel Du […]

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