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 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.
NON-FICTION ONE BREATH: FREEDIVING, DEATH, AND THE QUEST TO SHATTER HUMAN LIMITS by Adam Skolnick Publisher: Corsair Price: PS16.99 Hardback (ebook PS8.99) LAST year's major work on freediving - James Nestor's Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science And What The Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves hooked many people on the subject.
Interested youngsters should be transfixed by footage of Steve 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.
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.
The reactions noted in the present study could occur in water sports (such as freediving) or mountain sports (such as fast climbing).
By the 1980s, most conch fishing was conducted by freediving operations from fiberglass boats equipped with outboard engines.
It was rare to meet someone who truly Stephen was best known for his role as chief of safety for a number of freediving competition around the world.
An Austrian individual, Herbert is the current freediving world record holder and "The Deepest Man on Earth", a prestigious title that was given to him when set the world record for freediving at an incredible depth of 702 feet in 2007 and 830.8 feet in 2012.
'After 11 years of freediving In Irish waters I have seen many types of beautiful jellyfish, but the summer last year was exceptionally warm and sunny and the ocean was a different place.
He discusses 'freediving' in Land's Edge, which is the act of diving as deep as possible underwater and staying there, immersed, for as long as possible: 'You wilfully forget to breathe; you sidestep the impulse and your thinking thins out to the moment at hand [...] It is a religious feeling' (1993, p.