Diving

5 of the Most Unusual PADI Distinctive Specialties

5 of the Most Unusual PADI Distinctive Specialties

6 September, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Sure, it’s fun to earn and collect specialty cards, but more importantly, each distinctive specialty course is the opportunity to get in-depth knowledge about various animals — from nudibranchs to manatees — and facets of the dive life, such as careers in underwater media. If you’re really looking to hone […]

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My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

My PADI Story: Daniel Bichsel, Freediver Instructor

3 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We spoke to PADI Freediver Instructor, Daniel Bichsel about his freediving journey so far and how it’s shaped his life and beliefs. How did you get into freediving? Here’s the short version of a long story! As long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the underwater world. […]

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Breathtaking Experiences you have when Learning to Dive

Breathtaking Experiences you have when Learning to Dive

30 August, 2017 at 12:55 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, Lisa from Fjords and Beaches Learning to dive is an incredible experience, and most divers never forget it. Not only is it both challenging and rewarding at the same time, it can also leave you completely breathless. When learning to dive on your PADI Open Water Diver […]

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My PADI Story: PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin

My PADI Story: PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin

28 August, 2017 at 7:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Sergey Busagrin Freediving is all about inward power, discipline and control and few people know this as well as PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer Sergey Busagrin. Originally from Russia, Sergey began his freediving journey there before beginning proper freediving training on the island paradise of Koh Tao.  Whilst […]

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Changing Lives One Dive at a Time with Cody Unser

Changing Lives One Dive at a Time with Cody Unser

22 August, 2017 at 7:09 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver ™ Cody Unser is one of the youngest women to be inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame, and the first woman with a disability to receive the award. Her foundation, the Cody Unser First Step Foundation (CUFSF) has enabled thousands of individuals with disabilities to scuba […]

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Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

20 August, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

After sharing this draw-dropping photo of PADI AmbassaDiver™ Gemma Smith diving into ‘Hell’s Gate’ in Ojamo mine, Finland, we knew we had to find out a bit more about the unique dive location it was taken in… Hi Gemma, can you tell us a bit about the mine? Ojamo mine, […]

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