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  • Canadians win silver medals in diving and beach volleyball at Youth Olympics
    Canadians win silver medals in diving and beach volleyball at Youth Olympics
    According to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games website on Tuesday, Team Canada won two silver medals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China to increase their overall medal total to six. Philippe Gagne of Montreal, Quebec won a silver medal...
  • Gagne wins springboard bronze at the Youth Summer Games
    Gagne wins springboard bronze at the Youth Summer Games
    According to the 2014 Youth Summer Games website, Philippe Gagne of Montreal, Quebec won the bronze medal in boys' three metre springboard diving competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Summer Games in Nanjing, China on Sunday. Gagne posted a...
  • Kayaking in Palau
    PALAU CATERS TO SCUBA DIVING ENTHUSIASTS AND THEIR NON-DIVING COMPANIONS
    Similar to “golf widows,” scuba diving enthusiasts often leave behind their loved one(s) to pursue their underwater passion. Acknowledging that scuba diving is not necessarily of interest to all adventure seekers, Palau, Micronesia is...
  • Abel wins Comonwealth Games gold in women's diving
    Abel wins Commonwealth Games gold in women's diving
    According to the 2014 Commonwealth Games website, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Jennifer Abel of Montreal, Quebec won the gold medal on Friday in the women's 1m springboard diving competition. Abel posted a score of 287.25 points to place...
  • Benfeito wins women's diving platform gold at Commonwealth Games
    Benfeito wins women's diving platform gold at Commonwealth Games
    According to the 2014 Commonwealth Games website, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal, Quebec won the gold medal in the women's 10m platform diving competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday. At...
  • Canadian Olympic bronze medalists win Commonwealth gold
    Canadian Olympic bronze medalists win Commonwealth gold
    According to the 2014 Commonwealth Games website, Canada won six more gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday. Among the Canadian athletes who contributed to the six gold medals were three Canadian Olympic...
  • FitDiver® Magazine Cover
    FitDiver® Magazine debuts with complimentary issue
    [fit-di-ver] - a person who strives and achieves the required levelof fitness in order to stay underwater for long periods oftime and adapt to the elements presented.CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA FitDiver® Magazine published by Gretchen M. Ashton of...
  • Underwater Music Festival in the Florida Keys
    Underwater Music Festival at Looe Key July 12 features music under the sea
    The time to book a charter for the 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival scheduled for Saturday, July 12, is here. I booked my trip last week and there were still spots available, but he who hesitates may be stuck beachside. The festival kicks off...
  • Lying Leg Curl with Dumbbell
    Scuba Fitness: Divers gain strength and coordination for fin kicking
    Featured Exercise for Scuba Diving:Lying Leg Curl with DumbbellThe Lying Leg Curl with Dumbbell is a fun and sometimes challenging way to train the glutes (buttocks) and hamstrings (muscles on the back of the thigh) for diving activities. By...
  • Benfeito has breakthrough win in Mexico
    Benfeito has breakthrough win in Mexico
    According to Asif Hossain of the Canadian Olympic Committee,Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal, Quebec won the gold medal at a FINA World Series event in Monterrey, Mexico on Sunday. Benfeito posted a score of 398.20 points in the women's 10m...
  • Filion and Benfeito win World Series Diving event in Windsor
    Filion and Benfeito win World Series Diving event in Windsor
    According to the Canadian Press on Friday, Canadian Olympic bronze medalists Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal, Quebec and Roseline Filion of Laval, Quebec won a World Series diving competition in Windsor, Ontario. Benfeito and Filion won the gold...
  • Abel and Ware win gold medal at FINA World Cup in Quebec
    Abel and Ware win gold medal at FINA World Cup in Quebec
    According to www.divinggrandprixgatineau.com, Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Jennifer Abel won a gold medal at the FINA World Cup diving competition in Gatineau, Quebec on Sunday. Abel, who teamed with Pamela Ware of Greenfield Park, Quebec...
  • Colored Eggs
    Scuba Diving Nutrition: Ever wonder what happens to an egg underwater?
    Almost every scuba diver has experienced the underwater egg lesson which demonstrates how pressure at depth confines a peeled raw egg to the shape of its shell. Topside eggs are an excellent source of protein to fuel diving activity. One large egg...
  • Man in the Sea Museum celebrates 50th anniversary of Sealab 1
    Man in the Sea Museum celebrates 50th anniversary of Sealab 1
    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Fifty years ago, four Navy divers plunged 193 feet into the Atlantic Ocean for an experiment in living under the ocean’s surface. Named Sealab 1, their “home” submerged off the coast of Bermuda was a...
  • Cuvier's beaked whale.
    New deep diving champion whale discovered
    Cuvier's beaked whale has been proclaimed the world’s breath holding and deep diving champion based on research conducted by Gregory Schorr from Cascadia Research Collective and colleagues that was reported in the March 26, 2014, issue...