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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Diver Who Has Everything

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Diver Who Has Everything

2 December, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Still looking for that perfect gift for your favorite diver? Here are some gift ideas that may fit the bill. Scuba Refresher Training If you know someone who loves diving but hasn’t been active for a year or more, PADI ReActivate™ is the perfect gift. The personalized program helps the diver […]

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Advanced Open Water Diver: Search and Recovery

Advanced Open Water Diver: Search and Recovery

18 November, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

You’re on vacation and your favorite sunglasses are feeling a bit loose. As you take them off to see what’s wrong, you notice that the tiny screw attaching one of the arms to the lens has worked its way nearly all the way out. While you’re staring at it, relieved […]

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My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

1 November, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Juan Gonzales is a former United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant who retired from the service after 12 years and three deployments in the hotspots of US military action around the world: two to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2004, he nevertheless […]

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5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

5 PADI Specialties for the Winter Months

4 October, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Just because the winter months bring colder temps, that doesn’t mean you can’t up your game by getting some new certifications under your belt. Here are five PADI® Specialties to help you dive into the warmer seasons with a little more spring in your step. Ice Diver: What better time to get […]

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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 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 for […]

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13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

4 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Meet Octavio Schlack Barbagelata. He’s been around scuba diving for most of his life, and at only 13 years old he’s already a PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver. Octavio impressed us with his passion for diving and his drive to advance through the ranks as far as possible, so we took […]

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