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5 Dive Industry Leading Ladies on the Women Who Inspire Them

5 Dive Industry Leading Ladies on the Women Who Inspire Them

18 July, 2017 at 5:20 am Comments are Disabled

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and guest blogger, Brooke Morton reached out to five leading women in diving to hear about the inspiring female role models that influenced them to become the game changers they are today. Jillian Morris– Shark Researcher and Founder of Sharks 4 Kids “My scuba hero […]

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Close Focus: The Manta Ray World by Night

Close Focus: The Manta Ray World by Night

12 July, 2017 at 8:01 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Douglas Seifert, World Editor, DIVE Magazine Making compelling, interesting and/or beautiful images of natural history subjects is challenging at the best of times; making those images in the ocean environment takes the process to an entirely different level. It requires preparedness, patience, determination, planning, some degree of luck, […]

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Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

Disabled Veterans Benefit from Scuba Diving at PADI Dive Shops

3 July, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

Patriots for Disabled Divers (PFDD) offers therapeutic scuba training and experiences to people with disabilities through affiliate PADI dive shops in eleven states (and growing). Founded in 2009 by Jeff Currer, a retired US Navy Captain and his wife Merial, Patriots for Disabled Divers has trained more than 600 wounded […]

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Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

Disabled Veterans Find Relief from Pain, PTSD Through Scuba Diving

21 June, 2017 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

“Learning to dive has been a dream come true. When I am underwater, I am weightless. I am free; free of my injuries, free of sorrows, free to dream. The men and women of Patriots for Disabled Divers immediately made me feel comfortable, accepted, as part of their family. Their […]

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My PADI Story: Luka Apps, Junior Master Scuba Diver and 100 dives before 13

My PADI Story: Luka Apps, Junior Master Scuba Diver and 100 dives before 13

6 June, 2017 at 12:25 am Comments are Disabled

Luka Apps, from the UK, has been lucky enough to dive in many places around the world and, only one month after his 12th birthday, gained his Junior Master Scuba Diver™ Rating and completed 100 dives! We caught up with him to find out a little bit more… How did you get […]

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The Katie Experience

The Katie Experience

23 May, 2017 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

With an entire family of divers, it only made sense that Katie Harbison, the only non-diver in her family, would feel a little left out. But it wasn’t because Katie didn’t want to learn to dive, it was because she hadn’t found the right person to teach her. Having been […]

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