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PADI AmbassaDiver Liz Parkinson on Freediving, Sharks, and Women’s Dive Day

PADI AmbassaDiver Liz Parkinson on Freediving, Sharks, and Women’s Dive Day

5 April, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

A PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Advanced Freediver Instructor, Liz Parkinson uses her affinity for the aquatic realm and her love of freediving to advocate for ocean conservation and shark protection – and to inspire women around the world to do the same. With PADI Women’s Dive Day™ coming up […]

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What’s In My Dive Bag: Ashlan Gorse

What’s In My Dive Bag: Ashlan Gorse

30 March, 2016 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Entertainment journalist Ashlan Gorse made a name for herself reporting on Hollywood trends and interviewing celebs for E! News, before she attended the party where she met Philippe Cousteau Jr., now her husband. Cousteau took Gorse to Bonaire to get scuba certified, and, since then, the pair has been diving […]

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Pia Venegas: Shark Girl

Pia Venegas: Shark Girl

23 March, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Life in the city, traffic, and the daily office grind are a few of the many reasons that Pia took to the diving world.  Her aspirations of adventure, wanderlust, and a carefree lifestyle propelled her to leave her job and her country, and become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in Fernando […]

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Transformational Scuba

Transformational Scuba

22 March, 2016 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Jill Heinerth In my predictable middle-class family, dinners were normally shared around the table and television viewing was limited, with strict parental supervision. But, every Sunday night we were permitted to eat in the family room and watch Jacques Cousteau don slick rubber neoprene, and descend into a […]

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The Dive Behind the Photo: Sophie Hart

The Dive Behind the Photo: Sophie Hart

14 March, 2016 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

This beautiful image from photographer and PADI Divemaster Sophie Hart is featured on the 2016 PADI Diving Society membership cards. We sat down with Sophie as she described the dive behind the shot, as well as some other insights into her budding career as an underwater photographer. When did you become a […]

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Annelie Pompe: Freediving Legend and Explorer

Annelie Pompe: Freediving Legend and Explorer

8 March, 2016 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Start small by exploring the world around you… Annelie Pompe is a Swedish adventurer, motivational speaker, coach, author and photographer, and her achievements include a world record freedive to 126m, as well as being the first Swedish woman to summit Everest from the north side. PADI Regional Manager Jonas Samuelsson […]

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