Diving

Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

9 August, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou Scuba diving is fun. Scuba diving is exciting. Scuba diving makes you stronger. Scuba diving makes you happier. But is it a sport if it’s so much fun? What’s the difference between a sport and a leisure activity anyway and why does there have to […]

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Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

2 August, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

When it comes to getting the perfect shot, there’s not doubt that patience and experience go a long way. However, when your subject is one of the top apex predators on the planet, it’s helpful to know a few more tips and tricks. Shark-bite survivor, shark advocate, surfer, and photographer […]

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Vertigo and Vomiting While Diving

Vertigo and Vomiting While Diving

30 July, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Divers may have the ability to breathe underwater, but we’re still human. There may come a time when you need to cough, sneeze, vomit, or experience vertigo underwater. It’s not safe to rush to the surface, so what do you do? Coughing / Choking The gas you breathe from a […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Jillian Morris Dives with Shark Attack Survivor

PADI AmbassaDiver Jillian Morris Dives with Shark Attack Survivor

27 July, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiverTM Jillian Morris has dedicated her life to promoting and protecting sharks. After snorkeling with a nurse shark as a child, Jillian was inspired to learn more about the ocean and the sharks who live there. She studied behavioral biology and eventually became a PADI Divemaster and led shark-focused […]

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My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Virginia Watson

My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Virginia Watson

26 July, 2017 at 9:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Virginia Watson When you think of New Zealand, you might not think of scuba diving – but you should. New Zealand is home to some incredible dive sites and stunning marine life. As a PADI Instructor with Dive Otago, Virginia Watson gets to call these amazing dive […]

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Megalodon Shark Facts – The Largest Known Ocean Predator

Megalodon Shark Facts – The Largest Known Ocean Predator

25 July, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Though estimated to be extinct for nearly 2.6 million years, the Megalodon is said to be one of the largest known predators to ever swim the ocean deep. These incredible creatures would reach nearly 59ft (18m) in length, weighed about 65 tons, and would eat whales as part of their […]

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