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Become a freediving ‘zero 2 hero’ at DIVE 2013 and win a Red Sea Holiday



Freediving club NoTanx are offering people the opportunity to become freediving ‘zeros 2 heroes’ at DIVE 2013 in the UK later this month.

15 applicants with no previous freediving experience will train in London over the course of a week prior to the show before competing in an International freediving competition at the Birmingham show held live in front of hundreds of spectators.

The winner will be given the opportunity to put their training into practice amongst the amazing coral reefs of The Egyptian Red Sea at Sharks Bay Umi villages, courtesy of UK diving tour operator Oonasdivers.

World Record Coach Marcus Greatwood will assess and train the competitors during Club Pool sessions alongside practising Freedivers (NoTanx have over 100 athletes training weekly in London).

During the show, which takes place at the Birmingham NEC on the 26th & 27th October, the top 6 competitors will be taught Neurological, Breathing and Relaxation techniques by a number of top freedive instructors alongside members of the public.

On the second Day of the show the competitors will compete in an international Freediving Competition.


To find out how you can enter the competition, click here.


Roots Red Sea is the Travelers’ Choice



There is a remote spot on the coast of the Egyptian Eastern Desert that has been steadily developing an enviable reputation amongst the worlds diving community. It’s absolutely no surprise then that Roots Red Sea has just received TripAdvisors top award, Travelers Choice, the 10th year running it has been recognised with awards from TripAdvisor!

With a passing glance, many divers have dismissed a visit to this gem, its rustic appearance and remote location seemingly enough to deter further consideration. However, those that take a closer look have been rewarded with simply a totally unique experience with awesome diving, an unbelievable welcome and life long memories.

Winning an award once could be luck, every year for 10 years, there has to be a reason. Why not go to find out what it is?

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The BiG Scuba Podcast… with Nays Baghai



Gemma and Ian chat to Nays Baghai. Inspired by The Blue Planet as a child, Nays’ work as an underwater cinematographer and photographer has been showcased by numerous premier brands, including Rolex and Sony Alpha.  Nays was featured amongst the Top 30 finalists of the Australasian Top Emerging Photographers competition in the Portfolio and Animal categories. He is a PADI-certified Freediving Instructor and Master Scuba Diver, and can dive to 40m both with and without tanks.

Have a listen here:

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Find more podcast episodes and information at the new  website and on most social platforms @thebigscuba 

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A luxurious dive resort in the heart of Lembeh Strait. Enjoy refined services while exploring the rich waters of Indonesia.

The resort is nestled around an ocean front deck and swimming-pool (with pool-bar) which is the perfect place to enjoy a sundowner cocktail at the end of a busy day of critter-diving.

All accommodation is full board and includes three sumptuous meals a day. Breakfast and lunch are buffet meals and in the evening dining is a la carte.

Book and stay before the end of June and benefit from no single supplements in all room types!

Booking deadline: Subject to availability – book and stay before end of June 2022

Call Diverse Travel on 01473 852002 or email

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