The ocean is where I belong...
An industry pioneer, Alcides was the firts dive travel wholesaler in Brazil. He is the first Brazilian photographer to be awarded the 1994 CMAS Underwater Photography World Championship. Currently, he and his wife (Tatiana), are in charge of Oceano Vivo Project as well of the sail catamaran Ocean Eyes.
Ocean Ramsey is a Marine biologist, competitive Freediver, Scuba Instructor, Model, and Most noted for her work in shark and marine Conservation , in which she swims with sharks, including great white sharks, to show the importance of conservation.
For many, scuba diving is an adventurous, recreational activity. For Cressi ambassador Leo Morales, scuba diving was therapy and the pathway to a second chance at life. After surviving a rare form of cancer, it was scuba diving that helped Leo to heal and find a deeper meaning into the purpose of his life.
He started making wildlife videos at 25 years old in the Galapagos Islands, Africa and North America. Beneath the wordls's waters lie landscapes, species, vegetation, and populations as diverse and splendid as those on land.
Born in the Netherlands, Theo is an author of books on Caribbean destinations, sharing his love and passion for the islands, allowing travelers to fulfill their vacation dreams. With a Frogman career background, Theo’s dive know-how allowed him to work very closely with Cressi customers on their equipment buying needs.
We want to promote the sport to the next generation of scuba divers. Cressi is on the forefront to lead our industry into the future, and I am thrilled to be partnered with them on this journey. Scuba Nation is a TV Show dedicated to recreational scuba diving.
With challenging elements I encounter when photographing nature in the worlds oceans, Cressi keep me safe and comfortable, allowing me to focus on capturing life in the big blue.
Sail Ipanema is about running away from the rat race, embarking in a self sufficient catamaran to seek for remote locations to surf, dive, kite, yoga and SUP, always with a sustainable bias, trying new flavors, getting to know new people and cultures.
Shark Team One plays an important role protecting sharks and ocean ecosystems with conservation projects, outreach initiatives and citizen science expeditions to worldwide locations where endangered shark species can still be found. Founder, Angela Smith is an award-winning marine conservationist, photographer, filmmaker and ocean advocate specializing in shark and ocean conservation.
Freediving is about silence... the silence that comes from within...
To dive ever deeper and always keep my energy levels high for my projects, I endeavour to cultivate my personal universe, my world in which I can delve to find my necessary resources and daily inspiration.
Born in Mexico City, Hidrobiólogo, a scuba diver for 17 years, is also an AIDA International Judge, current apnea Mexican record holder in Freediving. He is an Athlete committed by overcoming the limits of the Mexican -Think Deep.
Find your passion and take action !
Born and raised in Florida, Capt. Jimmy Nelson has been fishing and diving the waters of Florida and the Caribbean for over 30 years. Whether it’s work or play, he spends his time fishing, diving and on the water. Life on the water is simply the only life for Capt. Jimmy
Francisco was born and learned to fish in Rio de Janeiro. His love for the sea and seafood has led him to practice the most selective and sustainable form of fishing known to man, spearfishing. Francisco is Panamericano and Blue Water World Cup champion.