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question re records

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Aug 5, 2000
Why isn't there a freediving category that matches what many of us actually do? i.e. dive deep in a suit or skin suit with normal fins, no weights, do something at the bottom, and come back up? The records seem to be set up for constant and variable weights, and extreme.

Just some background: I've been scuba diving since 1954, I'm 60 now. My ears aren't as good as they used to be, in fact they sustained damage from a bad sinus infection 15 years ago. And I'm not as strong either. I do swim with a Masters team and compete.

Many years ago, after having scuba dove all up and down the California Coast, and parts of Hawaii and Mexico, came to find I prefered to freedive. Simple, pure, just me and the sea.

I can still dive to 45 feet and enjoy myself, in warm water, mind you.

Anyone know the answer to my question?

George Van Noy
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