Author

Thomas Gronfeldt

Writer

Thomas started diving during college and has since been diving over most of the world: Australia, Indonesia, Iceland, France, and many other places. He is a NAUI instructor and a commercial diver, and participates in environmental and archeological diving projects around the world.

Stories by Thomas
Dive Guide
New to Scuba Training

The Proper Role of a Dive Guide

The proper role of dive guides is not to keep you safe, but rather to assess the safety and suitability of the dive site and act as a tour guide.

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Scuba Diving
Freediving New to Scuba Training

Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Skin Diving, Freediving: What’s the Difference?

You have plenty of friends who don’t dive. Here’s how to explain to them the difference between scuba diving, snorkeling, skin diving and freediving.

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Scuba Diving and Old Age
Health In the Water

Scuba Diving and Old Age

Diving is perfectly safe for most of us as we get older, but there are some things to keep in mind when it comes to scuba diving and old age.

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Humpback Whale Congregation
In the Water News

Humpback Whale Congregation Mystery May Be Solved

Scientists may have solved a decades-long mystery of mass humpback congregations taking place off the coast of South Africa

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New stuff
Get Back into Technical Diving

How To Get Back into Technical Diving

If you’ve been out of the water for a while, it’s important to brush up on your skills before you get back into technical diving.
by Yvonne Press
Dive into the Pink

Dive into the Pink Announces Second Annual Photo Competition Winners

After a fantastic response with almost 400 entries raising well over $3,000 for breast-cancer research, Dive into the Pink has announced the winners of their photo contest.
by News Release
Dive Destinations for Kids

Top Dive Destinations for Kids

There’s nothing more satisfying than introducing your kids to the underwater world and including them in your dive-trip planning. Here are our picks for the top dive destinations for kids.
by Christine Brinkley
Lombok Earthquake

Dive Community Comes Together After Lombok Earthquake

When a 6.9-magnitude tremor struck Lombok on August 5th the damage was devastating. The community is struggling to recover after the Lombok earthquake.
by Guest Author