We’ve all heard of fomo – fear of missing out. In fact, in recent weeks we’ve all experienced fomo. A lot.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve missed out on work, school, socializing and leaving the house. Well, practically anything you can think of…we’ve missed it. For us scuba divers and freedivers this includes scuba diving trips, dive shows, certification classes…
Now, divers everywhere are facing a new threat:
FODO – fear of drying out.
It’s here. And it’s real.
Dive buddies, you need to take swift, immediate action. Together with C2G2 Productions, we invite you to fight fodo by taking the #fodo challenge. How will you stay immersed in the scuba world while we all stay indoors and fight this pandemic?
We’ll be back in the water again soon – in the meantime, stay scuba-ready.
TAKE THE #FODO CHALLENGE
Post your #fodo photos and videos to your social media feeds using the following hashtags:
SEE HOW YOUR FELLOW DIVERS #FIGHTFODO
And follow Dive Training and C2G2 Productions on Facebook – we’ll be reposting our favorite #fodo images and videos.
LOOK FOR THESE #FODO STICKERS ON INSTAGRAM!
The #FightFODO Fine Print
The #FODO Challenge, #FODO, #FearOfDryingOut and #FightFODO initiative is purely for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to cure any real or imagined fear of drying out, or any dryness-related phobias or actual illnesses that may or may not be caused by dehydration or lack of moisture. It is not intended to take the place of actual scuba diving, scuba diving travel, scuba diving and/or freediving instruction or certification programs or scuba diving related events, festivals and gatherings. The #FightFODO Challenge was created as a way for scuba divers to stay connected to their buddies and the sport they love so much via social media by sharing funny and inspiring photos and videos that illustrate how they’ll stay scuba-ready during the COVID-19 pandemic while also actively supporting the #StayTheF*ckHome Challenge being observed by intelligent people who eschew conspiracy theories and understand the important role social distancing plays in stopping the spread of disease during epic coronavirus outbreaks. The promoters of the FODO Challenge warrant that the only real way to manage #FearOfDryingOut is to regularly engage in scuba diving, scuba diving travel, scuba diving and/or freediving or snorkeling instruction or certification programs or scuba diving related events, festivals and gatherings. #FODO Challengers are encouraged to share their #FightFODO posts far and wide, stay hydrated and start planning their next scuba adventures at home and abroad just as soon as we finish kicking COVID-19’s ass. Furthermore, #FODO Challengers can feel good knowing that proceeds from any financial compensation received by the promoters of The #FODO Challenge, #FODO, #FearOfDryingOut and #FightFODO initiative will go to support the families of medical personnel who succumbed to COVID-19 while valiantly working to care for others stricken with the disease. Stay watery, friends.