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PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016: Plan to Participate!

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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By Jo Walters Excitement reigns as preparations are underway for PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016, PADI’s second annual celebration of women in diving, taking place on 16 July 2016. This event recognize women’s contributions to diving throughout history and provides special opportunities for more women to enter the sport of […]

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Fins up! Learn to Dive – and Keep Diving

Friday, February 26th, 2016


By PADI AmbassaDiver Alexandra Baackes There are so many different ways to enjoy diving – capturing exotic marine life on camera, delving into the science beyond the blue, or simply being out in the sun and on the water on a beautiful day – it’s a unique yet universally special […]

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Go Pro, Girls!

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Alexandra Dimitriou-Engeler is a dive center owner in Agia Napa, Cyprus. She became a diver in 1992 and received her bachelor’s degree in Oceanography at Plymouth University in 2003. Her love of the ocean has always been her driving force, and this has led to the natural progression of becoming […]

Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Throughout the past several weeks, PADI has been interviewing several inspiring women as part of the “Women in Diving” series, leading up to PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18th July, 2015. By her own words, PT is a “wannabe underwater photographer and film-maker, swimming against terminal endometrial cancer one scuba […]

Don’t Miss the PADI Women’s Dive Day Event on Catalina Island

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Don’t forget to register for PADI’s inaugural Women’s Dive Day event in Avalon, California (Catalina Island) on Saturday, July 18th. PADI, along with Cressi, DUI, Huish Outdoors (Bare and Zeagle), ScubaPro and Sherwood will be giving away great prizes throughout the day to those who participate in raffles and the underwater […]