Where are you right now? What are you feeling? What sounds do you hear? How fast are you breathing? These are all things that are happening in the present moment, yet rarely do we pay them any attention. Mindfulness is a key element to experiencing the present moment, and is a tool that freedivers can utilize to enhance their performance.Continue reading “Incorporating Mindfulness into Your Freediving”
The ocean has always called to me. From the time I could stand up in diapers, you could always find me chasing the waves of the shore. Jumping in and out, over and under. Swimming until my fingers pruned and the sun kissed my hair white.Continue reading “Why I Love Freediving”
The long-anticipated Avatar sequel draws attention to freediving in a new light, as the majority of the movie takes place in an underwater world called “Metkayina.” There is a lot of underwater work done with both actors and camera men. Between the cast, safety crew, camera people, grips, and special effects technicians, over 200,000 hours were logged in the water.Continue reading “Freediving to Play Large Role in Avatar 2 Movie”
As I’ve had to explain to my parents multiple times, free diving is not diving that you do for free. When I told them I started free diving, their first response was, “I don’t understand, who is paying for you to dive then?”
While doing some research of my own, I found an article by Red Bull that described free diving with a perfect quote:
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Free diving is where meditation meets endurance. You must quiet the mind before entering a world that asks you not to breath.
My motto for this trip has been that the universe works in strange and mysterious ways, and it certainly hasn’t failed to let me down so far. This past month has been the most unexpected, and exciting, yet.Continue reading “Update: 4 Months Abroad”