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Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley

Christine Brinkley owns BEST HR Resources, an HR consulting business in Katy, Texas, where she lives with her family most of the year. She spends as much time as possible at their home on Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Christine is a mom, grandmother, avid scuba diver and supporter of animal-welfare programs, with a special interest in marine conservation. In 2016, Christine began authoring a series of articles related to children and scuba diving for Scuba Diver Life.

Stories by Christine
Training In the Water

What is the PADI Seal Team Program?

In the second of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Seal Team program.

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dive gear for kids
Reviews In the Water

Buying Dive Gear for Kids

Scuba gear is expensive and kids grow fast. How do you buy dive gear for kids — and get the right fit — without breaking the bank?

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PADI Bubblemaker
Training In the Water

Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Bubblemaker Program

Deciding when and how to start your child’s diving career can be challenging. In a short series of articles, we’ll profile the PADI course offerings for kids, starting with Bubblemaker.

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Ocean Guardian Dive Club
Training Conservation In the Water

NOAA’s Ocean Guardian Dive Club

NOAA’s Ocean Guardian Dive Club can help diving kids develop an appreciation for, and knowledge of, ocean conservation

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New stuff

What is the PADI Seal Team Program?

In the second of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Seal Team program.
by Christine Brinkley
Sidemount Training

Review: Video Sidemount Training with Steve Martin

Informational, video-based courses can help divers interested in expanding their recreational and technical-dive knowledge
by Shelley Collett
Cuttlefish

Marine Species: Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are a favorite among underwater photographers because of their amazing capacity for color changes. Here are a few characteristics of these unique cephalopods.
by Hélène Reynaud
Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Recognizing the Limits of Your Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Whether you’re an experienced diver or brand new to the sport, it’s important to know the limits of your comfort zone when scuba diving
by Andy Phillips