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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
diving shallow with kids
Training In the Water

Make Safety Stops When Diving Shallow with Kids

Although Junior Open Water divers cannot exceed either 40 feet or 60 feet in depth, depending on age, safety stops are still imperative when diving shallow with kids.

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Touching Marine Life
Conservation New to Scuba In the Water

Kids and Touching Marine Life

Adults know that touching marine life is a big no-no. But what about kids, who learn by touch starting very young? With some guidance, parents can help them understand why the marine environment is strictly hands-off.

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Depth Management Techniques
Training In the Water

Depth Management Techniques for Children

Kids are kids, even when diving. They get distracted and can quickly get too shallow or too deep. Here are some tips to help them better manage their depth…and allow mom and dad to have a more relaxing dive.

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Child Ready for Underwater Photography
Photo & Video In the Water

Is My Child Ready for Underwater Photography?

Although kids can begin diving as young as age 10, that doesn’t mean they’re ready for underwater photography. Consider a number of factors before putting a camera in your child’s hands.

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New stuff
Truli Wetsuits

Truli Wetsuits for Women Reveals its Most Colorful Wetsuit Yet

Truli Wetsuits for Women announces a new color, new collection, additional size and a sale to celebrate.
by Press Release
Kelly Slater

Did Kelly Slater Really Just Call for a Shark Cull?

After the death of a bodyboarder due to a shark attack in Reunion Island, pro surfer Kelly Slater thinks a shark cull is in order.
by Rebecca Strauss
Light & Motion Sola

Troubleshooting Tips for Light & Motion Sola Lights

The Light & Motion Sola line is one of the best and simplest underwater imaging lights ever created. It’s also one of Backscatter’s best sellers.
by Press Release
shark finning

First Criminal Charges for Shark Finning in Costa Rica

A Costa Rican court has, for the first time, served criminal charges for shark finning and sentenced a Taiwanese business owner to prison.
by Kathryn Curzon