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PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s

PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s

31 May, 2016 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

This is the fifth post in our 50th anniversary series. Make sure to catch up with the history of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. PADI® entered the 2000s with plenty of momentum from the previous century. From 2000-2010, PADI expanded their programs to cater to an even wider audience, from children who […]

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Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Hayley Mitchelmore

Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Hayley Mitchelmore

24 May, 2016 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Most days, you can find Hayley Mitchelmore either on board a 51 ft Catamaran, or diving amongst the longest fringing reef in the world. How does she do this? Hayley is a PADI Divemaster with Sail Ningaloo, in Western Australia. We asked her to share a bit more with us about her love […]

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My PADI: Eko’s Journey to becoming a PADI Instructor

My PADI: Eko’s Journey to becoming a PADI Instructor

19 May, 2016 at 7:44 pm Comments are Disabled

‘My PADI,’ can open up a world of opportunities – if you need proof, just ask Eko, a PADI Instructor, from Blue Marlin Komodo in Bali. Eko has been diving since 2010 and his diving journey has changed his life. The past year in particular has been packed full of […]

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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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Bollywood Star Dives into Fresh Role as New Zealand Tourism Ambassador

Bollywood Star Dives into Fresh Role as New Zealand Tourism Ambassador

15 May, 2016 at 7:41 pm Comments are Disabled

New Zealand was thrust into the spotlight in October with the arrival of newly-appointed tourism ambassador and Bollywood sensation Sidharth Malhotra. The 30-year-old Indian actor tried his hand at a number of activities including bungee jumping, sky diving, sandboarding and, most importantly, scuba diving. Sidharth touched down in New Zealand […]

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Visit PADI at TDEX, 12th-15th May 2016

Visit PADI at TDEX, 12th-15th May 2016

8 May, 2016 at 11:34 pm Comments are Disabled

The Thailand Dive Expo (TDEX), held in conjunction with the annual Thailand Golf Expo, will run from 12-15 May at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok. TDEX is great a place for dive enthusiasts to learn about that latest and greatest in diving innovation and dive travel. Visit […]

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