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DeeperBlue Podcast

The award-winning DeeperBlue Podcast is your weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater. Every Tuesday we’ll cover all the latest news and events about Scuba, Freediving, Dive Travel, and the Oceans. We also talk to THE most interesting people in the dive world, from world-famous underwater pioneers to fearless modern explorers.

Tracks

Isaac "Shrek" Daly on how 20 seconds on the ocean floor changed his life, and Stephan Whelan on why there is no such thing as an ocean media mogul
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 10 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then Stephan speaks with Isaac "Shrek" Daly - founder of the Noob Spearo podcast.  They discuss his journey into Scuba Diving, Freediving, and then Spearfishing which took him onto the journey to help people via his podcast and his Kickstarter books.  We then hear a top tip from our Founder and Host Stephan on why there is no such thing as an ocean media mogul.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Sara Revell about diving off a liveaboard in the Pacific.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
32:16 2/8/22
Bob Talbot on a moment when dolphins fully accepted him, and Isaac Daly on the infamous aqua-bog
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 9 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with the marine filmmaker, film director, and cinematographer Bob Talbot.  They discuss his profound connection to the natural world that led him to work on some of the biggest Hollywood films out there.  He also tells us about a moment when a pod of dolphins fully accepted him in Bimini.We then hear a top tip from the Founder and Host of Noob Spearo podcast Isaac Daly on the infamous aqua-bog.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Arlette Diederiks who tells her about a magical dive in the Belize Blue Hole.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
31:42 2/1/22
Jillian Morris on the magic of a birthing shark in Bimini, and Autumn Blum on how to handle "dive-hair"
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 8 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then producer Jason speaks with Marine Biologist, Shark Conservationist, and founder of non-profit Sharks4Kids Jillian Morris.  They discuss how she became fascinated with sharks from 5-years-old.  They also discuss an amazing dive witnessing the magic of a birthing shark in Bimini.We then hear a top tip from the Founder of Stream2Sea Autumn Blum on how to handle "dive-hair".And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Mark Killian who talks about conquering his fear of jellyfish on his first dive.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
30:05 1/25/22
Mark Evans on when his muck dive ended with some surprise ice cream, and Francesca Trottman on why coconut can be a lifesaver when diving
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 7 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then host Stephan speaks with underwater journalist, magazine editor, and dive show organizer Mark Evans.  They discuss how he became one a diving "media mogul" and one special muck dive that ended with some surprise ice cream.We then hear a top tip from marine biologist and conservationist Francesca Trotman on why coconut can be a lifesaver when diving.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Pauline Hsulpas on her best dive in the Netherlands with a beautiful school of herring.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
32:19 1/18/22
Ilaria Molinari on when she saw her first real mermaid, and Jillian Morris on why sharing is caring
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 6 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with real-life siren and freediving instructor Ilaria Molinari.  They discuss how you go from a multi-national record-holding freediver to a real-life mermaid.We then hear a top tip from marine biologist & shark conservationist Jillian Morris on why sharing is caring.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Allan Sharp on his first dive as a 9-year-old.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
32:20 1/11/22
Dr Mauricio Hoyos-Padilla on that time he got DEEP with sharks, and Mark Evans on not giving in to peer pressure
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 5 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with producer Jason Elias and co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier .Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with Dr. Mauricio Hoyos Padilla is a world-renowned shark expert.  Linden finds out which shark is his favorite, what drives his passion and that time he got DEEP with sharks.We then hear a top tip from journalist and Scuba Diver Magazine publisher Mark Evans.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Sammy Kildegaard on diving with whales.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
28:08 12/21/21
Wildlife Photographer Paul Nicklen on a frozen moment with Narwhals in the Arctic, and Tom Ingram with a great way to stay connected to your gear
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 4 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and co-host Linden Wolbert.Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with acclaimed Canadian photographer, filmmaker, author, and marine biologist Paul Nicklen.  Paul shares his obsession for the arctic.We then hear a top tip from the President and CEO of DEMA, Tom Ingram.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from from Nick Lyon on his dive to the E-49 Submarine WreckIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
34:52 12/14/21
Alex Finden on how he found magic under a fallen log, and Bob Talbot on when it doesn't pay to push it
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 3 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then Stephan speaks with the Co-Founder/Head of Content at Mammalz and Underwater Cinematographer Alex Finden.  Alex tells us about the nature live-streaming platform Mammalz, and how he found magic under a fallen log.We then hear a top tip from the internationally renowned marine photographer, award-winning filmmaker, and dedicated environmentalist Bob Talbot.And then finally we hear a listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Mario Elias on flying through the blue like superman.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
32:22 12/7/21
Rannvá Jørmundsson on how she carved her own path and never looked back, and Julie Riffe on what should be on your checklist
Welcome to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 2 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then Stephan speaks with Cave Diver and Explorer Rannvá Jørmundsson.  Rannva tells us about how we ended up working at Fourth Element, becoming a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, and develop a passion for exploring and diving in Caves.We then hear a top tip from Julie Riffe on what should be on your checklistAnd then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Aidan Maquire about spearfishing in a kelp bed.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
32:47 11/30/21
DEMA President Tom Ingram on why he has a tough time trusting Australians, and National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen on why it pays to slow down
Welcome back to Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  We have a fantastic season lined up for you with some amazing guests.In episode 1 you can look forward to: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then Jason speaks with DEMA President and CEO Tom Ingram.  DEMA is the global diving industry trade association and organizes the DEMA Show every year (and wrapped up last week).  Tom talked about his lifelong connection to the ocean, how this became his career, and a dive on the Great Barrier Reef that brought him face-to-face with a Great White Shark but not in the way you'd expect.We then hear a top tip from National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen on why it pays to slow downAnd then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Mike Marmesh about freediving in Dominica.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference.
35:24 11/23/21
Szilvia Gogh on the wonder at-risk-youth have on their first ever dive, and Jim Ritterhoff on why recreational diving is now dead
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In this last episode of the season we cover: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and co-host Linden WolbertThen co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with Scuba Diver,  Stunt Woman, and Photojournalist Szilvia Gogh on the wonder at-risk-youth have on their first-ever diveWe then hear a top tip from Jim Ritterhoff, co-founder and executive director of non-profit Force Blue, on why recreational diving is now dead And then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Steve Weaver who tells us about diving the devil's highwayIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
34:03 9/14/21
Emma Farrell on the cathedral she found at the bottom of a Scottish Loch, and Szilvia Gogh on why it's never really Christmas for divers
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 9: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason EliasThen co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with Emma Farrell, freediving instructor trainer, author of the book "one breath" and founder of her freediving training company Go FreedivingWe then hear a top tip from Scuba Diver,  Stunt Woman, and Photojournalist Szilvia Gogh on why it's never really Christmas for diversAnd then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Ted Cole who tells us about snorkeling off the coast of Grand Cayman and how the ocean fairies helpedIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
33:44 9/7/21
Francesca Trottman on the Humpbacks of Mozambique, and Dr. Mauricio Hoyos Padilla on why you should leave your camera at home
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 8: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier and producer Jason EliasThen co-host Sarah Richard speaks with Francesca Trotman, the founder and managing director of the ocean conservation organization Love Your Oceans based in Mozambique. We then hear a top tip from shark expert, Dr. Mauricio Hoyos Padilla, on why you should leave your camera at homeAnd then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Dano Krahling who tells us about diving in Deans Blue Hole in the BahamasIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
29:04 8/31/21
Brett Stanley on the surreal-looking glass of Mexican cenotes, and Ilaria Molinari on the needle and the damage done (for Mermaids)
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 7: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and co-host Linden WolbertThen Linden speaks with Brett Stanley, the Australian-born, LA-based Underwater Photographer & Cinematographer famous for his underwater portraits.  He talks to Linden about the surreal-looking glass of Mexican cenotesWe then hear a top tip from Freediver and Mermaid Ilaria Molinari on the needle and the damage done (for Mermaids)And then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Tom Boyd about freediving with a Manatee mother and calfIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
30:09 8/24/21
Jim Ritterhoff on that time he and some ex-Navy Seals saved a T-Rex, and Emma Farrell on why sleeping underwater ain't so crazy after all
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 6: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with Jim Ritterhoff, executive director and co-founder of Force Blue - a nonprofit organization that provides a new mission for former combat divers and Special Operations veterans: healing endangered coral reefs.  Jim shares in this episode an epic dive off Florida that involved veteran seals, scientists and the T-Rex of all pillar coral.We then hear a top tip from world renowned Go Freediving and RAID Instructor Trainer Emma Farrell on why sleeping underwater ain't so crazy after all.And then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Sara who takes us on dive with her at a UNESCO World Heritage site.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
32:42 8/17/21
Autumn Blum on how she was shaped by a secret super power she discovered with her father, and Brett Stanley on how not to float through life
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 5: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then producer Jason speaks with Autumn Blum, founder of Stream2Sea.  She is a cosmetic chemist and diver who focusses on creating reef safe products.  Today she shares the story of starting Stream2Sea, how she has pivoted during the pandemic and how she discovered a secret super power as a little girl that help shaped her life.We then hear a top tip from Underwater Photographer Brett Stanley who helps us understand why bouyancy control is by far the most important skill a diver can know.And then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Allan Sharp who takes us back to his first dive as a 9-year-old back in 1960.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
27:20 8/10/21
John Stella on the magic of ancient shipwrecks at the bottom of the blue Aegean, and Ernst Van Der Pol on why The Band was wrong and you don't need to carry the weight
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 4: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Co-Host Mehgan Heany-Grier and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with John Stella, a legend in the diving world, member of the explorers club and a wreck hunter who has helped discovered 45+ shipwrecks in Aegean Sea.We then hear a top tip from Course Director, Explorer, and Environmentalist Ernst Van Der Pol on why The Band was wrong and you don't need to carry the weight.And then finally we hear another listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from Steve Lewis on a fantastic deep cave dive in Florida.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
30:09 8/3/21
Julie Riffe on yet another crazy time in Cabo (but not what you think), and John Stella on why you should always be thinking about diving
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 3: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Co-Host Linden Wolbert and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with Julie Riffe, a member of the historic Riffe family and a world and national spearfishing champion.We then hear a top tip from legendary explorers club member and diver John Stella on why you should always be thinking about diving And then finally we hear yet another incredible listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from 12 year old Dylan Ober (daughter) and Ingram Ober (dad) who saw so many amberjacks they blocked out the sun in Mexico, and on a life ahead full of divingIf you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
28:58 7/27/21
Bethy "Dive Nanny" Miller on how she saw diving transform one boy's life, and Freediver Nathan Lucas on practice, practice, and more practice
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  In episode 2: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with the bubbly Beth Miller, known to many just as Bethy Scuba or the Dive Nanny.We then hear a top tip from Freediver Nathan Lucas on how practice, practice, practice ... makes for a better dive And then finally we hear yet another incredible listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from artist David Gellar and diving in a shark and dolphin mecca on honeymoon.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
34:46 7/20/21
Jennifer Idol on her thoughts after diving all 50 states (sorry North Dakota), and NOAA Scientist Dr Steve Gittings on how best not to be left adrift at sea at night
Welcome to season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast!  This first episode is packed full of diving news, interviews, top tips, and an epic best dive ever from you, our listeners.In this episode: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then Stephan speaks with Jennifer Idol, an underwater photographer, expedition leader, and the first woman to dive all 50 states in the United States.We then hear a top tip from NOAA Chief Scientist Dr. Steve Gittings on how best not to be left adrift at sea at night.And then finally we hear yet another incredible listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from a diver in the British Virgin Islands and some epic dolphin encounters.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.If you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
28:18 7/13/21
Season Three is Coming! Premiering July 13th.
Season 3 starts on Tuesday, July 13th. So that means if you’d like to be notified when new shows air, please subscribe to the show in your favorite podcast app or head to deeperblue.com/podcast to signup for the newsletter.Scuba Diving, Freediving, Dive Travel, and Ocean Advocacy: the DeeperBlue Podcast is your weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater.Over the last few months, as we have worked on Season Three, we have interviewed even more of the most dynamic, interesting, and influential people in the in dive, freedive, dive travel, and ocean advocacy world including “the Dive Nanny”, pioneering conservationists, legendary freedivers and a few epic surprises up our sleeves.And we can’t wait to share their stories.We’ve also retooled the show format and you will be hearing a lot more from our outstanding co-hosts.  Additionally, we have received a whole new batch of incredible Best Dive Evers from you, our listeners, and those are quickly becoming one of our favorite parts of the show.Interestingly, we also had an active awards season, with a shortlist as Best Sports Podcast from the Podcast Publishers Awards, and perhaps more incredibly we were Honored in the Webby’s as one of the best sports podcasts in the world. The Webbys are the most prestigious online awards, and are often called the Oscars of the Internet, so we could not be more thrilled.And we bring that excitement and energy into season three, which all starts again on Tuesday, July 13th.So please, join us as we continue our exploration of the world’s ocean community through the voices of the people who shape it.Welcome to Season Three of the DeeperBlue Podcast.Season 3 of the DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
01:53 6/29/21
Filmmaker Inka Cresswell On How It Felt Seeing Her First Footage Play On TV, and Bethy Scuba "The Dive Nanny" On What She Is Humming Underwater These Days
Welcome to episode 10 of season 2.  This is the last episode of this season but we'll be back after a short break with some more amazing news, interviews, top tips, and best dive ever stories.In this episode: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Sarah Richards speaks with Inka Cresswell, filmmaker, and marine biologist.  They have a fascinating discussion on the biases inherent in the diving industry before Inka shares her incredible story of getting her big break shooting for the BBC.We then hear a top tip from Beth Scuba "The Dive Nanny" on why it pays to hum underwater and what Bethy is humming these days.And then finally we hear yet another incredible listener-submitted Best Dive Ever from freediver shares a great late-night dive with Dolphins.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
36:19 4/20/21
Dr Steve Gittings On The Incredible Magic Of Coral Spawning, and Dr Marah Hardt On The Meaning Behind Booking a Dive Trip
Welcome to episode 9 of season 2.  In this episode: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with Dr. Steve Gittings, Chief Scientist of NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Program and fellow at the Explorers Club, who relays an incredible experience he had on the coral banks in the Gulf of Mexico.We then hear a top tip from Dr. Marah Hardt on probably the valuable tip for anyone who has dreamt of traveling to exotic locales to dive.And then finally we hear the Best Dive Ever from Karla Mendez who talks at a freedive she had in the blue hole of the Bahamas.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
30:31 4/13/21
Dr Marah Hardt On Why Staghorn Coral Helps Her Keep It Super-Real, and ParaSwimmer Rosie Bancroft Explains Why She Doesn't Need Help From Divers With Two Legs
Welcome to episode 8 of season 2.  In this episode: The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and producer Jason Elias.Then co-host Mehgan Heany-Grier speaks with Dr. Marah Hardt a fellow freediver who works at a non-profit focussed on fish sustainability.We then hear a top tip from Paralympian Rosie Bancroft on what she needs to dive underwater.And then finally we hear the Best Dive Ever from Bill Beard from Costa Rica.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
31:38 4/6/21
Annie Crawley on the emotions of diving with the Humpbacks of Tonga, and the "Mother of Sharks" on keeping it simple underwater
Welcome to episode 7 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwater with Host Stephan Whelan and co-host Sarah Richard.Then co-host Linden Wolbert speaks with Annie Crawley or "Ocean Annie" as she is known. Annie shares her views on what it means to be a diver in the ocean and an incredible experience she had with a humpback mother whale in Tonga.We then hear a top tip from the "mother of sharks" Cristina Zenato as she offers up that things don't always need to be new. And then finally we hear a Best Dive Ever from Jonathan Self who explains the magic of Mexico's Cenotes.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
28:42 3/30/21
Cristina Zenato the "Mother of Sharks" on the trust she places in her children, and Jennifer Idol on how the best underwater camera might just be in your pocket
Welcome to episode 6 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwaterThen we speak with Underwater Explorer Cristina Zenato - known to many of us as the "Shark Whisperer" as she tells us about her life living with sharks.We then hear from Jennifer Idol who talks about what it is to be a better underwater photographer.And then finally we hear an incredible Best Dive Ever from Abingdon Mullin.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
32:57 3/23/21
Tony Myshlyaev on why diving in Indonesia quite literally shook his world, and Rannva Joermundsson on what you don't learn in dive school
Welcome to episode 5 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwaterThen we speak with Tony Myshlyaev.  Tony is an underwater portrait photographer, better known as "Tones of Blue" on Instagram and winner of the DeeperBlue.com Photo of the Year 2020We then hear from Rannva Joermundsson who gives us a top tip you won't hear in any diving classAnd then finally we hear an incredible Best Dive Ever from Ezzeldin Ahmad.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
27:00 3/16/21
Sophie Morgan on Why Filming Underwater is Way Way Better, and Tony Myshlaev on Mastering Your Craft
Welcome to episode 4 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwaterThen we speak with Sophie Morgan.  Sophie is a freelance underwater filmmaker and producer who has explored our oceans for the BBC's BAFTA and EMMY award-winning series Blue Planet II and National Geographic's landmark EMMY nominated series Hostile Planet. She shared that even after all her fantastic experiences, she sometimes finds herself amazed.We then hear from Tony Myshlaev (or better known as Tones Of Blue on Instagram) about training to master your craft.And then finally we hear an incredible Best Dive Ever from 4x World Champion Freediver Stig Severinsen.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
30:48 3/9/21
I Don’t Need Two Legs to Be a Great Diver with ex-Paralympic Swimmer Rosie Bancroft, and How to Save the World’s Coral Reefs in Your Next Shower with Annie Crawley
Welcome to episode 3 of season 2.  In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwaterThen, Producer, Jason Elias speaks with Rosie Bancroft, a British Zoologist, Conservationist, and ex-Paralympic Swimmer. Rosie talks about how diving with one leg has shaped so much of her worldview, and an incredible night dive in Thailand that changed her life forever.We then hear from Women’s Hall of Fame Diver Annie Crawley about a simple way to help the world’s reefs that starts in the shower.And then finally we hear an incredible Best Dive Ever from Sara Backvall, whose brief story is both beautiful and heartbreaking.The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
35:02 3/2/21
Firefighter and Freediver Nathan Lucas on how fire shapes water, and Sophie Morgan on the best free underwater film school in the world.
Welcome to episode 2 of Season 2 of the DeeperBlue podcast.In this episode, you can look forward to… The latest scuba diving, freediving, ocean, and diving travel news that has happened in the last week from around the world underwaterThen co-host Linden Wolbert talks to Firefighter, Freedive & Spearfishing Instructor, and Freelance Photographer Nathan Lucas.  Nathan tells us about how Freediving has shaped how he mentally heads into a fire, and a surprising story about what happens when you make a sea lion bull jealous!We then hear from underwater wildlife storyteller and producer Sophie Morgan whose work includes Blue Planet 2 and Hostile Planet.  Sophie tells us about the greatest underwater film school is free.And then finally we hear from Chris William on his Best Dive Ever.  The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.Don't forget to give us ★★★★★, leave a review, and tell your friends about us - every share and like really makes a difference!
28:08 2/23/21

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