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Freedivers in Washigton DC

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Sep 16, 2003
Dear freediving friends,

I am about to move to the US from Italy, and I was wandering if there was any freediving group / club in the Washington DC area.

I would love to train with them and even freedive in the ocean (is it possible at all?).

Thanks for any info you might have.



Mark Laboccetta (Vice President, OMERSUB USA) lives in Virginia Beach about 2 hours away from DC. He's Italian also. Here's his email (omerus@mindspring.com). My best friend from high school lives in Northern Virginia about 20 minutes south of DC. Here's his email (pjohnson@scitor.com). Both guys are freedive spearfishermen and are pretty decent divers. I believe Mark is capable of hunting 100'+ and my buddy Pat's good down to around 90'. If you contact them, tell 'em I sent you.

Best of luck!

Scott T.
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