Diving

Go Pro, Girls!

Go Pro, Girls!

18 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alexandra Dimitriou-Engeler is a dive center owner in Agia Napa, Cyprus. She became a diver in 1992 and received her bachelor’s degree in Oceanography at Plymouth University in 2003. Her love of the ocean has always been her driving force, and this has led to the natural progression of becoming […]

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Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

16 July, 2015 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

This article was originally featured as part of PADI’s “Women in Diving” series, leading up to PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18th, July 2015.  By her own words, PT is a “wannabe underwater photographer and film-maker, swimming against terminal endometrial cancer one scuba dive at a time.” Residing in Victoria, […]

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Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

14 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alessandra Sicilia is the manager of TGI Diving, with three PADI Dive Centers in Egypt and a total of 12 around the world. PADI Regional Mananger Jonas Samuelsson interviewed her in the run up to the PADI Women’s Dive Day… Thank you very much for taking the time to share your […]

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Husband and Wife Find Refuge as Rescue Divers

Husband and Wife Find Refuge as Rescue Divers

13 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blogger: Jo Walters Having taken up diving in their early sixties, husband and wife dive buddies John and Robin Fouquette share their insights on living the dive life as PADI Rescue Divers. Please tell us who you are and what your PADI certification level is. John: My name is […]

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Never. Give. Up.

Never. Give. Up.

10 July, 2015 at 2:28 am Comments are Disabled

This article was written by guest blogger, PADI Regional Manager, Jonas Samuelsson. During the 4-6th of June former Navy Seal Officer and PADI Assistant Instructor Walaa Wael Abbas broke the Guinness World Record for the longest dive in the history. Captain Abbas spend a total of 51 hours and 24 minutes […]

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Sarah Ward; Professional Archaeologist, Diver and Tutor

Sarah Ward; Professional Archaeologist, Diver and Tutor

8 July, 2015 at 11:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Sarah Ward has a passion for marine history, as a professional archaeologist and a tutor for the Australian Institute of Maritime Archaeology Sarah has been able to travel and dive across the world and was kind enough to share with us her experience as a professional diver and archaeologist. What does your […]

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