21 episodes

Immerse yourself in the underwater world with Dive Stories. PADI presents monthly episodes sharing diving’s most inspirational characters and their narratives with the world. We’re talking scuba, freediving, underwater exploration, travel, conservation, and all things in and around the ocean. Join us as we seek adventure and save the ocean. Hosted by Ocean Allison.

Dive Stories PADI

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 74 Ratings

Immerse yourself in the underwater world with Dive Stories. PADI presents monthly episodes sharing diving’s most inspirational characters and their narratives with the world. We’re talking scuba, freediving, underwater exploration, travel, conservation, and all things in and around the ocean. Join us as we seek adventure and save the ocean. Hosted by Ocean Allison.

    Shawn Heinrichs - Protecting 30% of the Ocean by 2030

    Shawn Heinrichs - Protecting 30% of the Ocean by 2030

    An inspiring discussion with marine conservation photographer and co-founder of SeaLegacy, Shawn Heinrichs.
    Shawn shares all about his passion for photographing the beauty and vulnerability of ocean animals, some seriously incredible marine life encounters, and his thoughts on the importance of PADI and SeaLegacy’s partnership to accelerate ocean protection.
    To learn more about Shawn and his work, you can follow him on social media @shawnheinrichs, and visit sealegacy.org. Plus, make sure to sign the petition urging world leaders to protect 30% of the ocean by 2030: only.one/ocean30.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 34 min
    Brandee Anthony - Bringing Mermaiding to the Mainstream

    Brandee Anthony - Bringing Mermaiding to the Mainstream

    A fantastical interview with PADI AmbassaDiver and professional mermaid, Brandee Anthony.
    Brandee shares all about her personal mermaid journey, her epic diving adventures around Florida, and her fundamental passion for teaching others to become PADI mermaids.
    To learn more about Brandee and her mermaid adventures, you can follow her on social media @verobeachmermaid.
    For a chance to be featured on Dive Stories visit padi.com/podcast.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 26 min
    Pascal van Erp - Clearing the Ocean of Ghost Nets

    Pascal van Erp - Clearing the Ocean of Ghost Nets

    An activating conversation with marine conservation diver and Founder of Ghost Diving, Pascal van Erp.
    Pascal shares all about his experiences removing ghost fishing gear from the underwater world, about the innovative products being created from what he collects, and his fundamental thoughts on how we can all be part of the solution to ghost fishing.
    To learn more about Pascal and his work, you can follow him on social media @suberp and visit ghostdiving.org.
    For a chance to be featured on Dive Stories visit padi.com/podcast.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 35 min
    Melodie Treviño - Diving into the Unknown in Mexico

    Melodie Treviño - Diving into the Unknown in Mexico

    An empowering chat with PADI Instructor and Tec Diver, Melodie Treviño.
    Melodie shares all about her adventures diving in Mexico’s cenotes and beyond, what draws her to technical diving, and her fundamental thoughts on being a PADI Professional.
    To learn more about Melodie, her underwater adventures, and her work, you can follow her on social media @watermelodie.
    For a chance to be featured on Dive Stories visit padi.com/podcast.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 30 min
    Kristal Ambrose - Standing Up to Ocean Plastic Pollution

    Kristal Ambrose - Standing Up to Ocean Plastic Pollution

    A dynamic interview with ocean plastic pollution activist, Kristal Ambrose.
    Kristal shares all about her efforts to reduce plastic pollution in the Bahamas and beyond, how scuba diving has played a key role in inspiring her passion for conservation, and her fundamental thoughts on the importance of connecting with the underwater world.
    To learn more about Kristal and her work you can follow along on social media @bahamasplasticmovement and visit bahamasplasticmovement.org.
    For a chance to be featured on Dive Stories visit padi.com/podcast.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 25 min
    Cody Unser - Inspiring Adaptive Scuba Divers

    Cody Unser - Inspiring Adaptive Scuba Divers

    An uplifting chat with PADI AmbassaDiver and adaptive diving advocate, Cody Unser.
    Cody shares all about her personal adaptive diving journey, about the power of introducing people living with paralysis to the world of scuba, and her fundamental thoughts on the importance of seeking adventure.
    To learn more about Cody and support her work with the Cody Unser First Step Foundation you can follow her on social media @codyfirststep and visit codyfirststep.org.
    For a chance to be featured on Dive Stories visit padi.com/podcast.
    PADI - Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

LH7878 ,

Inspiring

As someone who is in the process of getting their scuba certification, this podcast has been one of my favorites to listen to. There aren’t enough good words I could say about this podcast. Keep up the great work!!

seanhowardphoto ,

Inspirational and captivating!

I came to check out the interview with Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittiermeier and was quickly sucked in and listening to other episodes! Inspiring and informative interviews with some insanely talented divers.

Jfjgigkj ,

Inspiring the Community

Love listening to these incredibly inspiring stories from the dive community. In a time when global travel and dive events aren’t as possible, these stories remind me of the magic of this community and inspire me to explore new places. Huge thanks to Ocean Allison for bringing these stories to our homes!

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