Saturday, July 20, 2024

Podcast: Ilaria Molinari on when she saw her first real mermaid


Welcome to season 4 of the DeeperBlue Podcast! The latest episode of the DeeperBlue Podcast is now available.

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.

You can find out more on our dedicated DeeperBlue Podcast site

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The DeeperBlue Podcast is a 30-minute magazine-format weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater.  Whether this is Scuba Diving, Freediving, Dive Travel, or Ocean Advocacy.

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.