It is something every dive-master or dive guide experiences at least once – that heart-stopping moment when a diver in your charge suddenly bolts for the surface. You assemble the other divers to accompany you or you leave them in the care of an assistant and you ascend slowly, praying that the diver who bolted […]

Have you ever had a “crappy” dive? I’ve certainly had a few. I remember a divemaster at one Malaysian resort: Thinking he was the last diver, he decided to hang back, remove his wetsuit and feed the fish! Little did he know that we underwater photographers are always the last ones out, so when I […]

Could you tell us about your story before you became a diver? Before I started scuba diving, I spent seven years in the Marine Corps Infantry. My first duty station was Presidential Retreat Camp David, which I did site security for President Bush, followed by President Obama. I was stationed with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines […]

Kiki Bosch is an adventurer, nutritionist and biohacker from the Netherlands, now living in the UK. Described as a true daredevil, Kiki is an experienced freediver and extreme cold specialist. She has recently dived some of the coldest waters in the world. During her last trip in Greenland she swam in sub-zero glacial waters with […]

Aleix Segura Vendrell is the current static apnea AIDA World Champion, who is capable of over 10-minute breath-holds. Alongside his profession as an architect, the 31-year-old freediver from Barcelona began competitive freediving in 2011, debuting with an impressive 8-minute breath-hold. Currently, he has achieved three World Champion titles in static apnea (two by AIDA and [...]

I really learnt this the hard way, while showing potential clients a video one night, an ant could be seen crawling on the television screen. I tried to brush it off but to my horror, it wasn’t on the screen but in the footage! It proceed to “walk” all over people’s faces, reef fish and even hammerheads for the duration of the video.