The BiG Scuba Podcast is a new, independent podcast dedicated to all things diving and ocean related. Its hosted by two friends, Ian, and Gemma.
Our aim is to provide a light hearted podcast for all levels of divers and also non-divers with a view to encouraging the non-divers to consider entering the water.
We hope to bring you current dive and marine related news and information with the added BIG twist.
Give us a listen and get inspired about all things scuba.
Episode 61 will be out in a few weeks but here is a taster. We chat to Garry Dallas who is also know as Sidemount Bob! He chats about all things sidemount, being a fish, and our Fourth Element attire and wearing tights!
The full episode is now available on Patreon … https://www.patreon.com/thebigscubapodcast
Ian and Gemma chat to Julianne Zielfle. Julianne became a certified diver in 1985. Julianne is an award-winning speaker, photographer and media professional. She first appeared in dive magazines in the late 1980s when she met Stephen Frink. She worked on Cousteau’s Campaign on Rights of Future Generations in 1994. She co-chaired the Hans Hass Film Festival and was co-creator of the Dive Industry Awards Gala in 2000.
Birgitte Deda Wilms
Ian and Gemma chat to Birgitte Deda Wilms. Deda came to the United States over 30 years ago from Denmark. She has traveled the world several times over, running a scuba diving and underwater photography business.
Stratis Kas Close Calls
Ian and Gemma chat to Stratis Kas. Stratis is a diving instructor, Explorer, Film-maker, adventurer and has recently released his first book called, Close Calls. It’s a collection of 68 gripping, personal close call stories by high profile technical divers about diving incidents that nearly cost them their lives.
Ian and Gemma chat to Shafraz Naeem. He is known to everyone as Shaff, started his diving career in 1994 and as a PADI Instructor and an ex-military dive instructor he has extensive knowledge of diving all over the Maldives. He trained the Maldivian Special Forces in diving. And has explored deep cave systems and exploring the deep reefs and caves in the Maldives. And In the past 14 years he has built a successful career in underwater photography and is an Award winning underwater photographer.
Autumn Blum Stream2Sea
Ian and Gemma chat Autumn Blum. Autumn Blum, Founder and CEO of Stream2Sea. Stream2Sea was founded in 2015 in Wauchula, FL after a dive trip in Palau made CEO & Founder Autumn realize that the products we put on our bodies have many ingredients that could be highly toxic to our fragile aquatic ecosystem and even to us.