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  1. Patrick Swartenbroekx

    Freediving and the media, a love-hate story?

    https://conservationfreedivers.com/freediving-and-the-media/ The late Netflix show, Home Game, brought a strong light on the discipline of freediving, showing to the masses what this discipline is about… The show focuses mainly on the sensationalist aspects of the sport, and in the process do...
  2. Stephan Whelan

    The DeeperBlue Podcast Launches Today

    We're very excited to announce that after months of preparation we are launching the DeeperBlue Podcast today. It is available right now via Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. The 30-minute magazine-format podcast is your weekly guide to...
  3. IG: onebreath_freediving

    New here. What is your favorite diving site?

    Hi there I am from Taiwan, a newbie here, been doing freediving for years, just wondering anyone here been to Taiwan before? I have been to a lot of famous diving places like Palau, Maldives, Philippines, Indonesia....etc., I can proudly tell you that many small islands in Taiwan can be compared...
  4. Bcladi

    Free diving/spearfishing in Denmark

    My first post here. Just moved to Denmark and looking to meet other divers and spear fishers. Let me know if you are looking for a diving buddy or if you know of someone who is! Also any info on diving spots would be a plus! I live in Copenhagen but would be willing to travel to surrounding...
  5. Joe.spear

    SCORKL for spearfishing

    i was wondering what all of your opinions are regarding those scrokl things and knock off ones and wether you think they're safe?
  6. Joe.spear

    Spearfishing help

    Hi all, i found this forum and wondered wether you guys can help, i live in london and go to cornwall a lot - falmouth, i was wondering what your guys advice would be, i'm 15 weight 46kg and would like to get a speargun recommended to me i can do pull ups/chin ups about 5, and how long should i...
  7. T

    Question Airofit review

    Is Airofit worthy to have if your breath hold number not bad but it cans be better and longer?
  8. Cityslicker

    Alabama Gulfcoast friends

    Fairly new to the area, moved here from Hawaii and was trying to get back into freediving by finding some freediving or spearfishing friends nearby.
  9. J

    Need freedive lobster hunting buddy in San Diego

    Hey lobster divers, I am looking for another daring diver that would want to join in on the lobster season with me. My wife doesn't want me to dive (or die) alone in the ocean at night searching for these elusive critters. There is safety in pairs. I live in San Diego so this is were we would...
  10. P

    wetsuit thickness.

    So i was looking through the internet and i realized there was a lack of guides for choosing wetsuit thickness for freediving. Most posts were for scuba diving suits which we all know are different from freediving suits in purpose. So i decided to make this post on my opinion about how thick...
  11. J

    Freediving With Whales

    Hello DB Community! I am looking for a buddy (or small group) of Freedivers who is keen for some underwater encounters with large marine mammals (Whales) sometime in 2020. Location can be explored as there are many around the world, and I am pretty flexible when it comes to travelling...
  12. S

    Freediving and Lasik Surgery

    Hi, Has anyone does freediving, spearfishing and the likes, with Lasik / corrective eye surgery done? Just wondering the possible effects as there's no research on it. Thanks!!
  13. Apneista Freediving Bali

    Course Freediving Internship in Bali

    Want to spend 3 months in beautiful Amed to improve your freediving skills, dive in the stunning reefs of North East Bali, get your SSI Level 3 as part of our Masters program, and become part of the Apneista freediving family? Join our internship program! Spots are available from mid- October...
  14. N

    Specifics of combining freediving with ice cold water swimming

    Hi everyone. I am curious about one topic and I could not find much about it online. I am interested in freediving in very cold water and I want to learn more about the specifics of dynamic apnea under ice. There is a ton of info on dynamic apnea and on cold water swimming separately. But not...
  15. wolfbuckley

    First Post Ever! Freediving along the Red Sea in Eygpt this September, any advice on gear rentals or dive spots??

    First time poster not sure if i'm in the right section, please redirect me if i'm wrong. Traveling to Eygpt in September is it better for me bring my own gear from home (Australia), or just rent out some gear when i get there? Obliviously i'll most likely bring my mask and snorkel because i'm...
  16. mil84

    Question Mask volume and "compressibility ratio"? Why its important?

    So far I always read, the lower volume the better and there is nothing else to care about. I understand basic logic - the smaller volume, the easier to equalize. But then I read some threads on this forum, and some users often mention things like "compressibility ratio". I even found a post...
  17. Sasham

    Question What Weight belt on swimsuit

    Hi, I'd like to ask about what kind of a weight belt I should get. I know it's good to get a rubber one so it doesn't slip. I won't be wearing a wetsuit though as I'm going to really warm waters and I will have just a swimsuit. I wonder whether it will be slippery on a swimsuit as it's a...
  18. baeckbro

    SalviMar One Freediving Watch: Thoughts/Reviews?

    Hey diving gang I'm looking into a simple free diving watch that I can also use in normal life (I'm a nurse so basically have to live with one on my wrist). I was on Neptonics and came across the SalviMar One dive watch. It seems ideal and not a huge chunk out of my paycheck either. Does anyone...
  19. Stephan Whelan

    Epic New Diving Trade & Consumer Show in Coventry - 22nd to 24th Feb 2019

    Hey everyone - I'm helping out getting a new show off the ground in a couple of weeks here in the UK... called GO Diving. It's a brand new trade and consumer festival for all things diving is happening this month at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England from 22-24 February. The show has lined...
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