PADI’s Top Posts of 2020


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Within the yr often known as 2020, PADI divers and ocean-lovers across the globe appreciated, commented, and shared on social media like by no means earlier than. The pandemic caused fairly a bit extra display time than regular. For people who have been disconnected from the ocean at occasions all year long, the PADI group was dedicated to offering as a lot of a connection to the underwater world as potential.

Because of all of you, listed here are a few of PADI’s hottest photographs, movies, weblog articles, and podcast episodes of 2020.

Sea Snake Patrolling the Sandy Backside

This Fb publish that includes award-winning photographer Alex Kydd’s video of a sea snake patrolling the sandy backside in Australia, actually went viral. It’s clear to see why so many have been charmed by this snake! In case you’re equally impressed by this freediver’s breath maintain, study extra about turning into a PADI Freediver.

Sea Turtle Headshots (Instagram)

All you sea turtle lovers on the market couldn’t get sufficient of those superb headshots taken by Philip Waller in Hawaii. It’s onerous to not smile when a inexperienced sea turtle is smiling again at you – even when it’s by way of Instagram!

Eco-Pleasant Options to Balloon Releases and Sky Lanterns (Weblog)

As we work collectively to hunt journey and save the ocean, we’re glad to see that this PADI weblog article has caught the eye of so many ocean-lovers. Take a look at the complete article, written by Megan Denny (Grasp Scuba Diver Coach) on the PADI weblog right here: Eco Friendly Alternatives to Balloon Releases and Sky Lanterns.

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Astronaut Jessica Meir – Exploring from the Sea to the Stars (Podcast)

This inspiring interview with NASA Astronaut and Marine Biologist, Dr. Jessica Meir, was definitely a fan favourite in 2020. Episode 6 of PADI’s Dive Tales Podcast, hosted by Ocean Allison, highlights Jessica’s epic explorations from Antarctic waters all the best way to outer area! Pay attention under or on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.

Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker (Twitter)

This hilariously unusual and cute pacific spiny lumpsucker fish acquired plenty of consideration on Twitter for apparent causes! The fast video was captured by Dive Teacher, Trisha Stovel in British Colombia. If you wish to be the scuba diver that is aware of all of the obscure fish species like this one, contact your local dive shop to take the PADI Fish Identification Specialty Course.