Europe, Middle East & Africa

Organising the 8th Great Northern International Pool Freediving Competition

Organising the 8th Great Northern International Pool Freediving Competition

14 April, 2017 at 12:40 am Comments are Disabled

Before we dive headfirst into the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place Sunday 16th April, we wanted to find out a little bit more about Steve Millard – the organiser behind the competition. What inspired you to start freediving? I’ve been a scuba diver since I was […]

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Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

12 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

With the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place this Sunday the 16th, we took a moment to chat to two of the hopeful athletes about freediving, training and competitions. Meet Anita Jasso, winner of the DYN (dynamic with fins) in the Bristol Blue competition in November 2016 and Josh […]

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Lowri and Oli Go Pro – Our Cyprus Adventure

Lowri and Oli Go Pro – Our Cyprus Adventure

7 April, 2017 at 12:00 am Comments are Disabled

For the next few months we’ll be following the Cyprus Adventure of husband and wife duo Lowri and Oli James as Lowri blogs their scuba diving journey from Open Water Diver to PADI Professional. The moment I took my first breath underwater at Cardiff International pool back in 2011, I […]

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PADI AmbassaDiver Chris Middleton Needs Your Vote for the Soldiering On People’s Choice Award for 2017

PADI AmbassaDiver Chris Middleton Needs Your Vote for the Soldiering On People’s Choice Award for 2017

23 February, 2017 at 3:15 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver and Armed Forces Veteran, Chris Middleton, is the very definition of ‘soldiering on’. In 2011 his life changed forever when he lost both of his legs whilst serving his country in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Despite suffering terrible injuries, Chris has challenged his disability head on with the help […]

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Part Two: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

Part Two: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

16 February, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Following on from Part One, Alexandra Dimitriou reveals exactly why she loves liveaboards in Egypt. Let her first hand experiences guide you through what to expect when exploring the Egyptian waters of the Red Sea on a liveaboard.  No Newbies Dive liveaboards usually have a dive minimum. This means that if […]

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Part One: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

Part One: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

16 February, 2017 at 12:04 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Guest Blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou In November I was lucky enough to get a space on a diving Liveaboard (love-a-board) to the Brothers, Elphinstone and Daedalus Reefs in Egypt with Masters of the Red Sea. It was spectacular. Amazing. Extraordinary. They need a new word for how awesome this […]

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