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Well-Known Member
Jan 21, 2001
Hey Cliff, nice work on the interviews with the ladies. It's always good to hear what the champions have to say. Now how about Herbert Nitsch, Umberto, Eric F., Mandy-Rae, Heimo Hanke, et al?
Take care,
Erik Y.
Cliff Etzel

Cliff Etzel

PFI Freedive Instructor in training, Photographer
Jul 7, 2000
Thanks for the Kudos

Have tried to contact all but Eric Fattah, but haven't gotten any responses yet - They may all be in serious training for the worlds in October...

Who knows :confused:
Stephan Whelan

Stephan Whelan

Papa Smurf
Staff member
Jan 7, 1999

I agree that Cliff has done a good job tracking down and interviewing Tanya and Yasemin - but they are both very approachable ladies and want to help promote the sport...the only other big freediver on your list that is that approachable is Eric.

It might be the other freedivers see Deeper Blue as too much like Press, or maybe they are too busy.

But rest assured we are pressing on to get more interviews.