Launch of the first Texas-based scuba diving podcast: The Dive Table


Co-hosts Nick Hogle and Jay Gardner

The show was praised as “hip, often hilarious and always honest”.

A great scuba diving podcast from two down-to-earth hosts who aren’t your dive instructor, gear salesman, but enthusiastic fellow divers! I enjoyed every minute of the show.

— Apple Podcasts Review

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, March 14, 2022 / — The first Texas-based scuba diving podcast show titled The Dive Table, launching worldwide on March 7, 2022 from Austin, Texas. Season 1 is syndicated on Apple podcast, SpotifyStitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, RadioPublic, iHeartRadio and most podcast distribution platforms.

The entertainment-focused show features co-hosts Jay Gardner and Nick Hogle in a down-to-earth, authentic weekly conversation on a variety of scuba-related topics, ranging from recreational to technical diving, in through scuba diving in Texas, dive trips, scuba gear, training and certification, scuba diving. education and the general scuba diving industry.

The show was praised as “hip, often hilarious and always honest”. The vision of the dive table is to bring everyday divers of all beliefs together around their own “dive table” to share their stories, learn from each other and ultimately find community.

The official description of The Dive Table reinforces the down-to-earth nature of the show: “You will laugh at their stories of minor misfortunes. Sympathize with their successes and regrets, but ultimately you will recognize their journey as your own; where life meets scuba diving.”

Co-host Jay Gardner is a dedicated diver and instructor candidate for UTD Scuba Diving International. In his non-diving life, Jay is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and internationally renowned speaker in the field of entrepreneurship and startups. He has been featured in multiple outlets, including Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Lifehacker, and The Guardian. He brings his unique perspective and entrepreneurial background to The Dive Table.

Co-host NIck Hogle is a professional diver and has earned professional certifications with PADI and SSI. He is a great traveler and his adventures have taken him around the world, from Mexico to Thailand and Indonesia. Nick holds certifications with several dive agencies. When Nick is not teaching, he continues to pursue his dive training and moves into technical diving. He adds light humor and deep insight to The Dive Table.

The Dive Table represents the first show to be launched in a planned network of shows spanning the fishing industry, the diving industry and the surfing industry produced by Fish, Dive, Surf Inc. a social good company based in Austin.

If you would like to preview the show, access exclusive content, or schedule an interview with Jay and/or Nick, please email producer Daniel Porter. For more information, visit

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