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Garmin Marine Ambassador Spotlight: Valentine Thomas

I am a trained lawyer in Canada and have worked in finance in London, UK for 6 years. I’m also a freediving Instructor with PADI, professional traveler, accomplished chef and advocate of sustainable eating. I quit my well-paying job in London to live a different life and to spread the word about eating and living responsibly.

I travel the world to give conferences as well as fish and hunt with locals in order to eat the best food, that I catch myself. I have a cookbook coming out this Spring, along with a bathing suit line made from recycled materials. Living this type of lifestyle requires quality gear that I can depend on when I’m trying to catch my dinner. Sometimes, I even have to rely on it to help me stay alive. Garmin was the perfect partner for that.

Fun fact: After a childhood accident, I used to be petrified of the water until was 23 years old.

This post was written by Garmin Ambassador, Valentine Thomas. Keep up with Valentine’s adventures by following her on Instagram (@valentinethomas).

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