I was fourteen years old when I first saw a photo of the cenote Angelita. I’d always loved the ocean, but that was the moment I first remember knowing I wanted to learn to scuba dive. I stared at it for what felt like an hour, mesmerized by the tree […]Read more ›
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For anyone that’s had the privilege to meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, it may come as a surprise that his first dream was to become a professional snowboarder and represent his country, Mexico, in the Olympics. It wasn’t until he was two years into his training that he decided […]Read more ›
Written by Jennifer Small Underwater photographer, filmmaker and PADI Course Director Luke Inman opens up about his passion for diving, his connection with the Sea of Cortez, and his relationship with the sea lion that inspired PADI’s new limited-edition replacement certification card. Of all of the places you have […]Read more ›
Photos and Article by PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol We create New Year’s resolutions for a variety of reasons. This moment in time marks an end and a beginning. Giving ourselves a fresh start gives us permission to dream and reset our goals. The end of a year is also an opportunity […]Read more ›
One of our favorite recent photo shoots was in La Paz, Mexico, where we had the honor of filming some of the most inspirational women in diving. PADI Divers Afelandra Gonzalez, Andrea Asúnsolo Rivera, Morgane Sanchez, Gemma Smith, Sarah Jarrett, and Rocio Gajon, joined us to explore the beautiful Sea of Cortez. From sea […]Read more ›
Gemma Smith is a PADI Master Scuba DiverTM Trainer, and Tec explorer from the UK. She works as a scientific diving field assistant on archaeological missions and was recently named one of the top 10 female divers in the world by the Huffington Post! Whether she is navigating underwater caverns, […]Read more ›