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What It’s Like to Freedive a Wreck

Quarantine has given me a lot of extra spare time, and I’ve been trying to use it to my creative advantage.

A few days ago, my friend Tony and I went to check out a local wreck off the beach in Koh Tao.

Obviously, we took extra precautions to be safe during this crazy time with the Coronavirus spreading like crazy. While there are still 0 reported cases on Koh Tao, we we didn’t want to take any chances.

With that being said, Tony (@tones.of.blue on Insta!) did an epic job filming and editing this fun little piece. Check it out.

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Incorporating Mindfulness into Your Freediving

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.

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Freediving to Play Large Role in Avatar 2 Movie

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.

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What is Free Diving?

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:

Free diving is where meditation meets endurance. You must quiet the mind before entering a world that asks you not to breath.

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