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14/15 July


Living the dream
Hi Sam

Thanks for all the help over the last couple of days. Also to Claire who has been my buddy today and helped me get down to that elusive 16m! Ditto thanks to the rest of the gang - Tim, Derek, Khun, Ben - its been a fun weekend.

So absolutely I am up for this next opportunity and 20m is the target for this weekend in July, having said that I'll still be delighted if I can do 16 again.


Well-Known Member
Feb 2, 2006
Yep and me, will be down both days, but probably only dive on 1 day.

Not sure about depth yet, might be shallow and no-fins

Ben can make the 7th /8th but thinks not the 14th/15th. Like I said - still waiting to hear from 3 of the team and I always keep everyone in the loop this end.

Brad, Jason, JJ, Dave P, Bex, Myself, Ben, Simon are so far unavailable the 14th/15th.

I've mailed your Dave but I know he's away right now.

I will get back if anyone can make it.


New Member
Jan 22, 2007
I'll be there for both days, 45m on sat and 48m on Sun if there's cover available.
many thanks for last sunday, it was great to finally come down and meet some uk freedivers!

John P

New Member
May 31, 2007
Leicester UK
I'd love to come too. Not too sure about depth as I've had a couple of ear problems last week.

Hopefully 25m, but I'll have to see how it goes.



John P

New Member
May 31, 2007
Leicester UK
Sorry - I don't think I'll be able to make it.

My left ear is giving me problems, I think it's called 'swimmer's ear'. I've been told to take ibuprofen and I've made an appointment to see a doctor tomorrow. I'll see what they say.

I got it last week on holiday and it seemed to get better so I went back in the water (probably too soon) and now it's come back again :waterwork .

Cheers - hope you all have a good weekend!


pesce leone

New Member
Jun 27, 2007
Hi all, I’m new to the forum after completing my ** on 16/17 June with Saltfree. It was a bit weird jumping in without twin 12s strapped on my back though!

I’d just like to kick off by saying a huge thank you particularly to Sam for running a brilliantly well organised course. You managed to explain things in a very clear manner and your passion and encouragement was spot on. Sincere thanks also to Ben & Tim for all the help and tips on improving my very rusty technique in both the quarry and in the pool. Cheers also to Coen and Tessa, it was great fun diving with you two.

I’d been looking forward to the course for a while and was sooooo chuffed when I came back up the line with the tag in my hand. I know I’m a newbie, but for me it was a great sense of achievement. If anyone’s thinking about trying out freediving I thoroughly recommend Sam.

Sam, is it ok if I come along for a splash on Sun 15th? If so, I'll bring my scoobie fins along, but can I borrow a pair of yours if you have any spare (size 9).

By the way, does ANYONE know of somewhere I can do pool training in Cardiff????:head

Cheers for now

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