It’s an incredibly uncertain time right now for scuba divers, snorkelers, freedivers and all ocean lovers.
If you’re reading this in the future, it’s January 2022, and we’re still in the grasps of a worldwide pandemic.
Most of us are feeling dejected. A bit lost.
- Does this mean the end of travel?
- What will the future look like?
- What will happen to our cherished diving bucket list?
With conspiracy theories swirling around about COVID-19, our question-everything mentality has inevitably slipped into other areas of our lives. Especially when it comes to things that, on the surface, might seem odd—even dangerous—like scuba diving.
Navigating a pandemic is not easy, so it’s no surprise that there are plenty of scuba diving myths going around.
Because the ocean is vast, mysterious and beautiful, and it’s easy to get carried away and imagine what terrifying things lure beneath the surface.
So in this post, we’re going to debunk some myths about scuba diving, redirecting common-held beliefs towards scientifically proven facts.