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Top 10 Instagram Posts of 2017

Top 10 Instagram Posts of 2017

4 January, 2018 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

We’ve taken the time to reflect on some of our favorite highlights this last year at PADI, but now it’s time to pay homage to some of your favorite images and videos of 2017. The PADI Instagram features a collection of amazing diving moments that we’ve captured and also gathered over […]

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A Day in the Life of Professional Freediver Akim Ladhari

A Day in the Life of Professional Freediver Akim Ladhari

2 January, 2018 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

Written by AmbassaDiver Akim Ladhari Most days I wake up at 6:30am and the sun is already strong, at the moment I’m living in Light House, one of the most popular areas of Dahab, Egypt. Somehow here in Dahab I don’t find it hard to wake up – I’m excited […]

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What Goes Through the Mind of a Freediver During a Deep Dive

What Goes Through the Mind of a Freediver During a Deep Dive

2 January, 2018 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

Written by AmbassaDiver Akim Ladhari I can hear Renee signalling the countdown that she is giving right by my side. It’s in this last minute before the dive that I empty my mind and think about nothing else… 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… As I […]

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10 Dive Resolutions to Make for 2018

10 Dive Resolutions to Make for 2018

26 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

You’re ready for your 2018 dive life to be even more awesome and inspiring than 2017 was, but you’re not sure how to make that happen. We’ve polled instructors, divers, non-profit founders and more to find out how they are resolving to make 2018 the most challenging and fun underwater […]

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What You Didn’t Know About Mola Mola

What You Didn’t Know About Mola Mola

20 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

What is a Mola Mola? The ocean sunfish, also known as a mola mola, is an odd-looking fish. The word “mola” means millstone in Latin and describes the unusual, disc-like shape of this fish. Their teeth are fused together giving the sunfish a beak-like mouth that is always open, similar […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Adam Stern Hosts Deep Week – a Freediving Festival in Bali

PADI AmbassaDiver Adam Stern Hosts Deep Week – a Freediving Festival in Bali

13 December, 2017 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Adam Stern Last month, more than 100 freedivers came together in Amed, Bali to take part in the largest PADI Freediver course in history! ‘Deep Week’ as it’s become known was organised and hosted by PADI AmbasaDiver and 5 x Australian Freediving Champion Adam Stern. He was […]

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