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.
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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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Andriy, also known as the fastest progressing competitive freediver, reached these significant results within just two years.
True deep divers like the largest Rapala Deep Tail Dancer and the Salmo Freediver fit into their own category.
Don't just call me a freediver, he cautions, "I'm a hunter" -- and he hunts in the other way as well, with a gun up in the mountains, which he treats with the same quirky reverence as he does the sea.
Two of these girls are Mariam Shalan, a freediver and scuba diver; and Rayouf Al- Humedhi, responsible for creating the Hijab emoji.
A 28-year-old freediver narrowly escaped a great white shark attack over the weekend off Australia east coast.
I WAS shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Stephen Keenan - the renowned freediver - in Egypt at the weekend.
Davina also meets a world champion freediver who teaches her the techniques needed to swim alongside huge sperm whales.
Summary: Russian freediver Molchanov has no plans to quit the sport that claimed his mother's life
She swims with a school of dolphins and finds out about the inbuilt response that both animals and humans have when they go underwater, and meets a world champion freediver who teaches her the techniques needed to swim alongside sperm whales, before trying to overcome her nerves and dive down to the ocean floor on a single breath.
She swims with a school of dolphins and finds out about the in-built response that both animals and humans have when they go underwater, and meets a world champion freediver who teaches her the techniques needed to swim alongside sperm whales, before trying to overcome her nerves and dive down to the ocean floor on a single breath.