Diving

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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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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The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy

The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy

2 August, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The Best Thing About Diving is a Buddy Sometimes, in an uncertain world, it’s the small things that can make a real difference. Something like reaching out and making a new friend, or simply saying “thanks” to an old one. And there’s nothing quite like a shared passion for diving […]

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