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The PADI Community Shark Stories

The PADI Community Shark Stories

10 April, 2018 at 1:16 am Comments are Disabled

We asked the PADI® community to share their shark stories and images on Instagram using #200Sharks. We’re supporting diver and artist Francesca Page in her mission to paint 200 sharks, to raise awareness of the fact an estimated 200 are killed by humans every 60 seconds. (If you missed our introduction to […]

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60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

60 Seconds, 200 Sharks, and one Determined Artist

16 March, 2018 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

As divers we’re lucky to be able to experience things a lot of people can only dream about and fall in love with the ocean in a way that’s unique to us. But it also means we’re often confronted with the harsh reality of pollution and over fishing. Thankfully, there […]

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I’m not travelling alone, I’m visiting my scuba diving family!

I’m not travelling alone, I’m visiting my scuba diving family!

15 March, 2018 at 1:56 am Comments are Disabled

At 21, I left France behind for the first time on my own and moved to Canada for a year. It never occurred to me that solo travel was an odd thing. A few years later I became a scuba diver in Thailand, backpacking on my own. I kept travelling […]

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3 PADI courses for the whole family

3 PADI courses for the whole family

12 March, 2018 at 1:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Danielle Schofield While some scuba courses are reserved for adults or experienced divers, there are plenty of choices that cater well for both younger and older ages. Why not get started with one of these three family friendly ideas… Discover Scuba Diving and Bubblemaker experiences  For adults and children […]

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What I wish my friends knew about the diving community

What I wish my friends knew about the diving community

8 March, 2018 at 12:46 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Lisa from Fjords and Beaches Since learning to dive I have become obsessed with diving, the underwater world, and the diving community. In the beginning I talked about diving and my new adventures all the time, but quickly noticed that my friends weren’t quite as interested in how the sign […]

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My PADI Story: Olga Beltsova

My PADI Story: Olga Beltsova

31 October, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

We caught up with Olga Beltsova, who started scuba diving at the age of twelve, about how diving has helped to to gain confidence in and out of the water. How did you get into scuba diving? Everything started in 2013 I was 12 years old, my dad and I […]

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