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Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

12 April, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

With the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place this Sunday the 16th, we took a moment to chat to two of the hopeful athletes about freediving, training and competitions. Meet Anita Jasso, winner of the DYN (dynamic with fins) in the Bristol Blue competition in November 2016 and Josh […]

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Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

29 March, 2017 at 5:07 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sophie Gaze I caught the freediving bug, without knowing it, when I was a newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor working in Hawaii. One of my salty-dog coworkers told me that once I had mastered the recreational world of scuba, the next phase would be to “lose […]

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A Guide to Freediving Equipment for Entry Level Freedivers

A Guide to Freediving Equipment for Entry Level Freedivers

25 March, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger and AmbassaDiver Akim Ladhari There’s a large range of equipment and brands entry level freedivers can use, depending on location and type of freediving to be practiced, but first let’s look at the difference between freediving and scuba diving equipment. Freediving equipment is usually designed to be very comfortable, streamlined […]

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Teens Expand Horizons with PADI Freediver

Teens Expand Horizons with PADI Freediver

23 March, 2017 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

To date, Captain Jason Buchheim, the founder and director of Odyssey Expeditions Tropical Marine Biology Voyages, an adventure program geared toward teens that focuses on sailing, scuba diving, and marine science, has led trips across the Caribbean from the British Virgin Islands to the Grenadines. And now, he’s adding freediving […]

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8 Tips for Beginner Freedivers

8 Tips for Beginner Freedivers

20 March, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

When it comes to exploring a new challenge like freediving, it’s wise to know a few tips and tricks to get you started. We reached out to PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer and World Champion freediver, Mandy Sumner to get her expert advice for those ready to experience the peace of the underwater world […]

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Constant Weight Freediving Depth Comparison

Constant Weight Freediving Depth Comparison

11 March, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

When talking about depth, sometimes it’s hard to put distances into perspective. We all know 40m is deep, but how deep? That’s why we’ve created this Constant Weight Freediving Depth Comparison Chart. We’ve taken 5 famous man-made structures to show you just how far our bodies are able to take us […]

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