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WDHOF Reveals 2018 Class of Women Divers

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USA based Women Divers Hall of Fame has announced their class of 2018:

  • Diana Hollingshead is a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, a DAN Instructor, an AAUS Scientific Diver, and co-owner of Eugene Divers Supply. In 2008 Hollingshead established ‘Dive for a Cure’ to fund breast cancer research. To date Eugene Divers Supply has raised over US$560,000.00.
  • Nathalie Lasselin is a multi-award-winning underwater cinematographer based in Quebec. As a technical diver and instructor, she has filmed and explored deep wrecks, caves, and bodies of water in more than 50 countries.
  • Sharon Kwok Pong has used her celebrity status as an actor and model in the Chinese community to shine a spotlight on shark finning and illegal wildlife trade at events, in media campaigns, in schools and through her artwork. She is a Mission Blue and WildAid board member and is Executive Director of the AquaMeridian Conservation & Education Foundation.
  • Erin Quigley believes that exceptional imaging inspires stewardship of the marine environment. Quigley is an award-winning photographer and the first Adobe ACE certified expert to focus specifically on post-production techniques for underwater photographers.
  • Patty Seery is Director of Training at DAN America. She is behind the current DAN first-aid courses and mentors women of all ages in diving activities through training and travel.
  • Patricia Wuest is editor-in-chief of Bonnier Corporation and has enjoyed a 20+ year career in dive journalism. She is passionate about using the magazines’ platform to support the dive industry’s efforts on all fronts – training, equipment, travel, and conservation – to spread the joy of scuba diving, to promote safe-diving practices and to reinforce the industry’s commitment to protect our water resources.

The six ladies – four American, two non-Americans – will be officially inducted into WDHOF on 24th March 2018 at the Beneath the Sea Awards Banquet in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Hear more from Roz at The Underwater Marketing Company Blog.

Roz is the Founder of The Underwater Marketing Company, Co-founder of EUROTEK, and established TEKDiveUSA. She is a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, a BSAC Advanced Instructor, and a rebreather and Trimix diver. Before moving into the PR field she worked as a full time recreational instructor in the UK and abroad, on History Channel and National Geographic documentaries, as a safety diver, and modelled underwater.

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Gear Maintenance: Episode 1 Masks – Sponsored by Dive Rite (Watch Video)

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Everything you need to know to make your scuba diving mask last a lifetime! Welcome to Gear Maintenance!

If you want to support Divers Ready! (for free!) support our sponsor for this series of videos: Dive Rite

To enter to win the ES155 Mask from Dive Rite, you need to:

  1. Subscribe to Divers Ready! if you haven’t already: https://www.youtube.com/c/diversready?sub_confirmation=1
  2. Enter the contest here: https://gleam.io/LOgJt/dive-rite-es155-mask-giveaway

A scuba diving mask is a seemingly simple piece of kit, but there are things that can wrong with it. Proper care, cleaning and preventative maintenance will help you keep your scuba mask in the best condition for years and years. We’ve packed this video full of hints and tips covering storage, protection, cleaning, defogging and maintenance to help you protect the investment you’ve made in your dive equipment.

Oh, and here’s the soft case I recommend. (Yes, this is an affiliate link. Purchases made through this link m ay earn me a small commission at no additional cost to you.)

Mask case: https://amzn.to/35b6Avj

Good luck to everyone!

D.S.D.O

James


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5 Women Divers With YouTube Channels That Inspire Divers Ready (Watch Video)

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Another in the series of weekly videos from Divers Ready! This video was originally produced to coincide with PADI Women’s Dive Day 2019 but it’s worth celebrating everyday!

Ahead of PADI Women Dive Day 2019, it seemed appropriate to shine a light on the awesome content these 5 women divers are putting out.

We made this as a tribute video to 5 female rockstars of the diving world whose YouTube Channels have inspired Divers Ready in one way or another.

Links below! Head over and hit their subscribe buttons!


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