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PADI Master Instructor Honors Lives Lost on USS Emmons in Okinawa

PADI Master Instructor Honors Lives Lost on USS Emmons in Okinawa

5 April, 2017 at 7:41 am Comments are Disabled

  Written by PADI Course Director, Kenneth Redifer  Although “hero” is a strong characterization, especially given the ubiquitous military presence that’s found here on the island of Okinawa, Japan where I am currently residing, there is a PADI dive professional here that is worthy of recognition. Kevin King, PADI Master […]

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My PADI Story: Sarah Richard, Scuba Writer and PADI Pro

My PADI Story: Sarah Richard, Scuba Writer and PADI Pro

20 February, 2017 at 6:05 am Comments are Disabled

  Not content with a steady job in a bank, Sarah Richard sold all of her worldly possessions and took the first plane headed east! This is the story of how Sarah, editor of girlsthatscuba.com, found inspiration through travel and diving, shaping her life as a writer and PADI Professional. […]

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Uncovering the Ocean’s Wonders with Gemma Smith

Uncovering the Ocean’s Wonders with Gemma Smith

13 December, 2016 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

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, […]

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My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

My PADI Interview: Juan Gonzales, Military Veteran & PTSD Fighter

1 November, 2016 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Juan Gonzales is a former United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant who retired from the service after 12 years and three deployments in the hotspots of US military action around the world: two to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2004, he nevertheless […]

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My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

My PADI Interview: Szilvia Gogh, Inspirational Renaissance Woman

30 September, 2016 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Szilvia Gogh is a PADI Course Director and breast cancer survivor. She is also a three-time National Champion Lifeguard in her home country of Hungary and has worked as a dive center managing-director, scuba instructor, camp counselor, travel agent, billboard model, photo-journalist and Hollywood stuntwoman. She’s led conservation projects for […]

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My PADI Interview: Garri Tadlip, 14-year-old Underwater Photographer

My PADI Interview: Garri Tadlip, 14-year-old Underwater Photographer

30 August, 2016 at 9:38 pm Comments are Disabled

During the Malaysian International Dive Expo (MIDE) we were lucky enough to sit down with guest speaker Garri Tadlip. He may only be 14 years old, but Garri has already accomplished so much with his underwater photography. Some achievements that Garri has under his belt include, winning the 2013 Splash NUDI […]

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