Social & Community

Sardines, South Africa and the Shark Warrior – The Story Behind the Shot

Sardines, South Africa and the Shark Warrior – The Story Behind the Shot

7 March, 2018 at 12:26 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver™ Lesley Rochat, aka The Shark Warrior, wears many hats in her quest to help save our oceans, she is a marine and shark conservationist, founder of the non-profit organization, AfriOceans, an environmental photojournalist, underwater photographer and videographer, keynote speaker, activist, PADI Divemaster, and photographic teacher and expedition leader […]

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Host the Best Birthday Party Ever: A Discover Scuba Diving Party!

Host the Best Birthday Party Ever: A Discover Scuba Diving Party!

5 March, 2018 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

When Margaret McKenney, an Oregon-based scuba instructor, asked if I wanted to help out with a scuba diving party, I have to admit I was perplexed. Margaret is a force of nature and a well-known and well-liked member of our somewhat obsessed scuba community. Surely she didn’t need my help? […]

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The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 2

The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 2

5 March, 2018 at 12:41 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver™ Gemma Smith Carrying on from my last blog on the unsung pioneers of diving, I had always intended to write now about some of my favourite male divers who have contributed to this diving sport we all love. As I started researching though I came across […]

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Diving Wife, Happy Life! The love story of scuba

Diving Wife, Happy Life! The love story of scuba

14 February, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Alexandra Dimitriou Scuba diving has lead me to every joyous occasion that I can think of in my life. It keeps my family together, introduced me to my husband, unlocks the entire planet and I’ve made some of the best friends that this world has to offer. My story […]

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Enter the ‘I Love My PADI Pro’ Contest

Enter the ‘I Love My PADI Pro’ Contest

12 February, 2018 at 7:25 am Comments are Disabled

Whether they are showing underwater photographers a secret spot to find marine life, or helping divers become more advanced in a favored PADI® specialty, we all know a PADI Pro (or two) that has made an impact in the lives of their students and fellow divers. The I Love My PADI […]

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Junior Scientists in the Sea

Junior Scientists in the Sea

8 February, 2018 at 5:20 am Comments are Disabled

Junior Scientists in the Sea (JSIS) offers teenagers the opportunity to explore the underwater world while gaining experience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEAM), and learn real-world job skills. Participants come from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and can learn to scuba dive as part of the year-round program. […]

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