freediving


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free·div·ing

or free diving  (frē′dī′vĭng)
n.
Surface diving or underwater swimming without the use of an artificial breathing apparatus, especially the sport of surface diving as deeply as possible on a single breath of air.

free dive n. & v.

freediving

(ˈfriːdaɪvɪŋ)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the sport or activity of diving without the aid of breathing apparatus
freediver n
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The tour includes footage of you dangling beneath a helicopter into a crocodile's nest, freediving with great white sharks and under Antarctic icebergs with leopard seals.
Not content to dabble, Spithill took a freediving course, with David Blaine and eight of the world's best big wave surfers, who happen to be Spithill's best mates.
In this traditional form of freediving, participants compete to swim, unaided except for fins, down to a predetermined depth with just the air in their lungs.
Freediving involves a diver holding their breath rather than relying on an apparatus.
com)-- Freedive Hawaii and Performance Freediving International - two of the most trusted names in the freediving industry - is bringing their skills and expertise to Rhode Island.
The tour will have something for everyone - interested youngsters will be transfixed by footage of Backshall dangling beneath a helicopter into a crocodile's nest, freediving with great white sharks and under Antarctic icebergs with leopard seals or catching the world's most venomous creatures by hand.
Extreme-sports memoirs don't interest me much, and James Nestor's Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science.
After his feat, Petrovic received a cheque for Dh120,000 - Dh10,000 for every minute of the record as promised by Mohammad Al Khayat, CEO, Kemos Group of Companies, in the presence of Zarir Saifudden, owner and editor-in-chief, Spearo Freediving magazine, the organisers of the event.
Branko Petrovic breaks the previous freediving world record was set in 2009 by Stephane Mifsude in France at 11 minutes and 35 seconds.
Fazza Freediving champion Branko Petrovic could take home Dhs120,000 next month if he stays submerged without taking a single breath more than 11 minutes and 35 seconds -- the existing record for 'static apnea' set by Stephane Mifsud of France in 2009.
Fazza Freediving Champion, Branko Petrovic, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest breath-hold underwater also known as static apnea next month.
Zarir Saifuddin, editor of Spearo Freediving magazine said: "We are excited to have Herbert visit Dubai.