Friday, July 12, 2024

Podcast: Speaking to the United Nations from Fourth Element Co-Founder Paul Strike, and Covid Dive Insurance


The latest episode of the DeeperBlue Podcast is now available.  The 30-minute magazine-format podcast is your weekly guide to everything happening around the world… underwater.  Whether this is Scuba Diving, Freediving, Dive Travel, or Ocean Advocacy.

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In Episode 23, we’ve got the latest diving and ocean news including who won the Ocean Photography Awards this year and the latest in Dive Insurance benefits in the post-COVID world.

Then we talk to Paul Strike, one of the co-founders of the diving equipment manufacturer Fourth Element. He talks to me about the genesis and history of Fourth Element and how his incredible journey culminated with an invite to talk at the United Nations.

We then hear from PADI exec Mark Caney, as he shares another one of his Top Tips this time with a hilarious safety tip.

And then finally we hear from Menno Verschuur on his Best Dive Ever.

The DeeperBlue Podcast is brought to you by Suunto.  Finnish engineering pioneering adventure from mountain top to ocean floor since 1936.

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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.