January 20, 2021

Far, Freezing and Fish Myths

Early in my life in eastern United States, I took up exploring the underside of the surface in ponds, rivers, lakes and the ocean. Later, as an athlete and waterman in high school near Chicago, I became intoxicated by the scuba bug. Like most people wh…

Diving is Reopening

As the world continues to struggle with the pandemic, many areas are beginning to cautiously reopen. Depending on the where you are, social distancing and other requirements appropriately remain, but businesses are carefully transitioning back into ope…

Your Dive Center is Calling YOU

This is a tough, challenging time for everyone, but PADI Retail and Resort Dive Operators have been hit particularly hard. The impacts of social distancing, forced shutdowns and travel bans have kept most of us away from diving and dive centers. But, t…

Coming Together in Crisis

Dear Friend, For our beloved diving family, our friends, and associates in the diving industry across the world, the impact and disruption from COVID-19 is like nothing we have ever seen before. We are bombarded daily by a growing despair, and we wrest…