Monthly Archives: April 2013

Nitrox Specialty Instructor Course in Borneo

You might be wondering, what’s next after the completion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)? Well learning continues ! There is so much to learn in regards to diving, that is why the PADI System of Diver Education was … Continue reading

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Local Professional Dive Internship Candidate Takes His First Step Towards A Diving Career in Malaysia

There is no stopping Downbelow as we continue to nurture and guide new interns as they take their first step in their education towards a professional diving career. Our recent addition to the Downbelow family team is “Little Gary” who … Continue reading

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Search and Recovery Dive in Borneo

Resident Platinum PADI Course Director Richard Swann is getting ready to conduct a Search and Recovery Dive with the latest bunch of PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) candidates & Divemaster candidates at our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre, Borneo. … Continue reading

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Local Intern Benefits From Passing of Knowledge

Congratulations to our latest local intern Revor who completed the PADI Open Water Course last week, with his qualifying instructor Pablo on hand to present him with his certificate. Revor is enrolled in our local internship program dubbed PADI Zero … Continue reading

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Thousands of dives later, this BCD is retired in Borneo

After 13 years of diving together in all corners of the earth’s ocean, in temperatures from 4 to 40 degrees and seeing some incredible sights, it is now time for Downbelow PADI Platinum Course Director Richard Swann’s Vector 1000 Mares … Continue reading

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Our Course Director Reaches Platinum Level in Borneo

Downbelow’s Managing Director and resident PADI Course Director Richard Swann was given the coveted Platinum Award for Instructor Development for 2012 putting him in an elite group of only 71 individuals worldwide with this title. This award is in itself … Continue reading

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Latest PADI IDC Borneo Candidate & Divemaster Intern

Downbelow welcomes our latest interns, Vui How who are joining our other candidates for the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) to be held in May and Dylan Lim, who is completing the PADI Divemaster course over a 1 month internship. … Continue reading

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