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Hurricane Relief Efforts

Hurricane Relief Efforts

19 September, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

After two powerful storms hit Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, it has been a difficult time for the millions of people affected by evacuations, flooding, electrical outages and loss of loved ones. We empathize with our friends, family and colleagues after the Category 4 and 5 storms hit, bringing 298-kph/185-mph […]

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Trip of a Lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef Doesn’t Disappoint

Trip of a Lifetime to the Great Barrier Reef Doesn’t Disappoint

18 September, 2017 at 5:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Last month, to celebrate the Professional Association of Diving Instructor’s (PADI) 25 millionth diving certification, Sarah Gleeson and a buddy of her choosing were invited on a dream trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and saw first-hand the state of the Reef. “I had seen reports of the Great Barrier […]

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Interview with London Excel Outdoor Show Competition Winner – Katie Gibbs

Interview with London Excel Outdoor Show Competition Winner – Katie Gibbs

12 September, 2017 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

If you joined us at the London Excel Outdoor Show then you may have entered our competition to win a PADI course. We caught up with the winner of the competition, Katie Gibbs, to find out what she thought of her PADI Open Water Diver course she took at Flippas-n-Fins […]

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Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

Juvenile Great White Shark Rescued at Sydney Beach

11 September, 2017 at 11:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A baby great white shark washed up at Shelly Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches yesterday afternoon. After several failed attempts to return the injured shark to the sea, rescuers moved it to the nearby Fairy Bower ocean pool. The juvenile shark, nicknamed ‘Fluffy,’ was around 2 metres (9.8 feet) long […]

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Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017

11 September, 2017 at 8:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Freediver demonstrates Dynamic With Fin discipline This weekend, the Splash Freediving New Zealand Pool Nationals 2017 will be held in Auckland. PADI are proud to be a sponsor of the event and to support the growth of freediving not only in New Zealand but around the world. The event will […]

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Exclusive 2-4-1 ticket offer for PADI divers at DIVE 2017!

Exclusive 2-4-1 ticket offer for PADI divers at DIVE 2017!

7 September, 2017 at 3:07 am Comments are Disabled

Once again, PADI will be exhibiting at DIVE, taking place at the NEC, Birmingham (UK) on the 21st and 22nd October. We invite you, your diving and your non-diving friends to visit us at the PADI Stand where PADI staff will be on hand to have a friendly chat and […]

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