Diving

PADI AmbassaDiver Adam Stern Hosts Deep Week – a Freediving Festival in Bali

PADI AmbassaDiver Adam Stern Hosts Deep Week – a Freediving Festival in Bali

13 December, 2017 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Adam Stern Last month, more than 100 freedivers came together in Amed, Bali to take part in the largest PADI Freediver course in history! ‘Deep Week’ as it’s become known was organised and hosted by PADI AmbasaDiver and 5 x Australian Freediving Champion Adam Stern. He was […]

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It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

11 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  The scenarios below are based on real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Diver Experiences Leg Issues After Suspected Spinal Cord DCI After surfacing from an 80 foot (24 meter) dive, a diver experienced nausea and pain between her shoulder blades. It was her first dive of […]

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Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

8 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re training to become a PADI® Divemaster, you took the Rescue Diver course. And, if you took the Rescue course, you probably remember how intense the in-water unresponsive diver rescue was. I had to do it at least three times before I had it down. The Divemaster Rescue scenario demonstration […]

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Top Reasons You Should OptUnderwater

Top Reasons You Should OptUnderwater

6 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re contemplating on your plans for the holiday season, here are our top reasons to OptUnderwater… OptUnderwater: the shopping crowds are a lot more fun to hang out with   OptUnderwater: because experiences are always better than things   OptUnderwater: to reduce your impact on the environment   OptUnderwater: […]

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Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

5 December, 2017 at 8:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Kim Ngan I used to live in lush, tropical regions and was lucky enough to teach scuba diving in warm climates and warm waters. That was before I moved to Sydney. Sydney (and New South Wales) have some stunning dive sites – as do many other destinations with […]

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Where to Dive in the USA in December

Where to Dive in the USA in December

4 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

December can be tricky. It’s cold up north, but, in many places, not cold enough yet for ice diving. But in a few locales, from Florida to Utah, the water hasn’t cooled off and nor should your enthusiasm for suiting up. Here are some top picks for getting your dive […]

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