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Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

Wounded Veterans and the WAVES Project

23 August, 2016 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

How the WAVES Project and the underwater world are helping wounded veterans heal through diving After a family friend and United States Marine, Jon Schumacher, was injured in an IED blast on his second tour in Afghanistan, he lost both legs above the knee and three fingers on this left […]

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Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

Another Action-Packed Total Submersion in the Books

12 August, 2016 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

Total Submersion By Melissa Gaskill Packing up at the end of the week, I struggled to fit everything into my suitcase. Blame addition of a PADI® dry bag, coffee mug, water bottle, hat and other swag collected during the 17th Annual PADI Total Submersion. This week of world-class diving, great friends, […]

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Total Sub’s Celeb Guest: Julie Andersen

Total Sub’s Celeb Guest: Julie Andersen

7 June, 2016 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Founder of the non-profit Shark Angels, Andersen has spent hundreds of hours, cage free, with sharks. Traversing around the world for the past decade, her journey has taken her to all corners of the earth where she has become intimately acquainted with dozens of species. Andersen fell in love with […]

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Join PADI at Scuba Show 2016

Join PADI at Scuba Show 2016

18 May, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Visit the PADI Booth (#659/661) at Scuba Show 2016! Join PADI staff at Scuba Show 2016 in Long Beach, California, 4-5 June 2016. With more than 300 exhibitors, daily seminars and an underwater film festival, the 29th annual Scuba Show promises to be an exciting weekend. Throughout the weekend, attendees will have […]

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Join PADI for Chamber Day 2016

Join PADI for Chamber Day 2016

26 April, 2016 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

Join us on Wednesday, May 4th for the 28th annual Chamber Day and 18th annual Chamber Evening Fund Raiser for the USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber is proud to celebrate its 42nd year of service to the Souther California Diving Communities. For more than four decades, […]

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3 Things to Eat and Drink in St. Lucia

3 Things to Eat and Drink in St. Lucia

20 April, 2016 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

While we all wish we could stay underwater indefinitely, a day of diving can muster up the hungriest of appetites. When it comes to foodies, St. Lucia is noted for cuisine created with ingredients from organic farms and just-caught seafood selections. Come mealtime, here are three must-try menu items. Green […]

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