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The Rapture of the Deep - SI Article - The Deadly Dive (2.5mb - dialup beware)

Discussion in 'General Freediving' started by unirdna, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. unirdna

    unirdna tropical wuss

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    7:13 PM
    I still get numerous emails every month asking for this article. I've decided to make access easier for everyone. Stephen, I don't think SI will put up a fuss over the intent to spread awareness, but if the lawyers bear their teeth feel free to delete my post.

    I know that this story stirs emotions in even the most concrete. So, if you decide to post, I ask that you keep all comments positive and constructive. My intent is simply to relay this story to those who were not able to locate a copy.

    Kind Regards, Ted.
  2. unirdna

    unirdna tropical wuss

    Local Time:
    7:13 PM
  3. unirdna

    unirdna tropical wuss

    Local Time:
    7:13 PM
  4. Witch

    Witch New Member

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    8:13 PM
    Thank you for that!
  5. w3ac

    w3ac I should be working

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    1:13 AM
    You know, I read this article when it first came out. I still feel the same emotions now as I did then. Not feelings of anger or thoughts of accusation but of remorse and of wonder. Maybe one day I'll be able to connect with someone on that level.

  6. Bindlestitch

    Bindlestitch New Member

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    7:13 PM
    Thanks for posting these. That picture of Audrey on the stretcher is haunting and so full of tradgedy. Wow.
  7. Nesim

    Nesim New Member

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    4:13 AM
    I have read "The Dive" as well as the article... both brought tears to my eyes....
    I almost died in a simillar way 6months ago at a much shallower deapth not even worth mentioning here, when i had a hard time leaving the bottom cos i was over wieghted. I cant even start to imagine the thoughts that went through her mind at that deapth....

    May her soul rest in piece among the angels of the ocean.

  8. William

    William New Member

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    2:13 AM
    Hadn't the possibility of reading this article..thanks will do so tonight.

    William Ferlazzo
  9. naiad

    naiad Apnea Carp Supporter

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    1:13 AM
    Ted, Thanks for posting the article - I have tried to find it before without success.

    What a sad story.
    That picture of Audrey on a stretcher - I don't know what to say.

  10. samdive

    samdive Mermaid, Musician and Marketer

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    1:13 AM
    thanks for putting this up. Really well written. Much better than The Dive. Hard to describe how it makes me feel. Worried mostly.... the responsibility that we take on when we encourage others to freedive keeps me awake at night sometimes.

  11. Freediver81

    Freediver81 The Arabian Stallion

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    3:13 AM
    A well written and saddening article!

    Thanks for posting it!

    I hope pipin and all other freedivers will learn how much safety is above all!