Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Podcast Stories

Breathing under water allows us to spend time in our favorite environment and participate in a completely different level. Stories of scuba diving with animals, wrecks, caves, and amazing underwater scenes inspires us all.

Episode 81: Patrick Webster

Patrick Webster — underwater photography, conservation through story telling In episode 81 we speak with Patrick Webster, an incredible underwater photographer with an artistic flair for capturing ocean scenes within the Monterey Bay and beyond. Patrick takes us through his transition from underwater video to photography and the community of local photographers he has around...

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Episode 77: Mellisa Altenburger

Mellisa Altenburger – living afloat in Bahamas, free diving, scuba, ocean protection In episode 77 we hear stories from Mellisa Altenburger, a woman of the water who has spent the last 6 years in the Bahamas. Mel takes us through her journey from South Africa to the Bahamas where she crews on a 100-ft cruising...

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Episode 74: Ryan Levinson – Pt 2

Ryan Levinson Part 2 – muscular dystrophy at sea, living afloat in French Polynesia, rediscovering the bodyboard In Episode 74 we check back in Ryan Levinson, a hard charging man of the water living with Muscular Dystrophy in the waters of French Polynesia. Ryan recaps the past 6 months living on a sail catamaran in...

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Episode 72: Josh Smith

Josh Smith – marine biology, kelp forest changes, scuba diving In episode 72 we speak with Josh Smith, a marine biologist spending his time underwater in the kelp forests of California. Josh takes us through his research to understand the changes in kelp forests with a relatively recent explosion in sea urchin populations and the...

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Episode 61: George Peterson

George Peterson – scuba diver, educator, Monterey Bay Aquarium In Episode 61 we speak with George Peterson, a man of the water who has spent almost 2 decades years educating the world about our oceans through scuba diving. George takes us through his youth in Iowa, finding scuba diving in Colorado, and ultimately moving to...

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Episode 57: Max Montgomery

Max Montgomery – Surfer, SUP, volunteer for others, heart attack survivor In Episode 57 we speak with Max Montgomery, a surfer, diver, board paddler and man dedicated to helping others through ocean events. Max shares his stories of volunteering time for Ride A Wave and others that focus on getting persons with disabilities into the...

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