Getting into diving is usually more a matter of choice than chance, but for PADI Instructor Alexander, it was all luck. At a game of bingo, he won a “Discover Scuba Diving” experience. At the time, he wasn’t too enthused – he thought hanging out poolside was preferable to getting kitted out […]Read more ›
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Charlie Beeker is the type of professor any diver would want to have. He loves The Creature from the Black Lagoon, scuba diving in Grand Cayman (the east end, specifically), and he heads up the Academic Diving and Underwater Science program at Indiana University. Appointed to the Marine Protected Areas […]Read more ›
Since 2008, PADI Course Director Szilvia Gogh has appeared in movies, TV series, commercials, music videos and even video games, using her diving skills to help tell stories on screen. And it seems that her actor colleagues think that she’s got a job to be jealous of. “Most everybody is […]Read more ›
Does your day to day grind have you wondering: what if I walked away from my job to become a scuba instructor? What would it be like to do something I love for a living? If you’ve ever considered trading in fluorescent lights for bio-flourescence, read on! Today we meet […]Read more ›
What was your path to working as a public safety diver, underwater criminal investigator? I became a certified diver right after I got out of the army. A year later I joined the Virginia State Police and my Field Training Officer happened to be a State Police Diver who told […]Read more ›
A team of professionals work for months, sometimes years, preparing an astronaut to leave mother earth and enter into orbit. Of all the environmental changes the astronaut will experience, perhaps the most significant one is weightlessness. That’s where professional scuba divers like Chris Peterman come in – preparing astronauts for […]Read more ›