John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

Cave Diver Jill Heinerth’s Autobiography Due Out In August

Famed cave diver Jill Heinerth's autobiography "Into The Planet: My Life As A Cave Diver" is due out this coming August.

Ikelite Unveils Underwater Housing For Sony Alpha A6400 Compact Camera

Ikelite this week unveiled its new 200DLM/A Underwater Housing for the Sony Alpha a6400 camera.

Polish ‘DeepSpot’ Pool Will Hold A World Record For Only A Short Time

A new swimming and (scuba) diving pool is expected to open this coming autumn, one that will temporarily hold the record for the world's deepest pool.

Croatia’s Mirela Kardasevic Breaks AIDA World Record

Croatian Freediver Mirela Kardasevic has broken the women's AIDA world record with a 208-meter (656 foot) swim in the Dynamic Apnea with Bifins discipline.

Former Sea Shepherd Vessel Steve Irwin Could Become Artificial Reef

The M/V Steve Irwin, which until late last year served as the flagship of the Sea Shepherd environmental group, could be taking on a new role as an artificial reef.
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If you're a freediver who's passionate about the sport and want to help grow one of its main governing bodies, AIDA is looking for a volunteer to serve on its board and take on the role of Secretary.

Elkhorn Coral Planting At Bonaire Dive Site Completed

An Elkhorn coral planting program at Bonaire’s Oil Slip Leak dive site has been completed.

Profile: Sara Campbell

We continue our profiles of world-class freedivers, here we find out more about British World Record holder Sara Campbell

Australia Launches Master Reef Guides Program

Australia has launched a Mater Reef Guides Program to better inform and educate visitors to the Great Barrier Reef.