Category Archive: Comedy

Apr 16

What do Game of Thrones and freediving have in common?

Where are my dragons?

If you’ve read my post about freediving on TV and in movies, then you know I’ve always got my eye out for freediving shout-outs in the media. Well I’m also way too into this new season of Game of Thrones, so I figured it was fitting and about time for a post about what GOT and …

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Feb 19

Freediving Top Gun video hits the internet!

So excited to have been a part of this in Grand Cayman this past year. It was fun to shoot, though we packed it into only a couple days, and came out amazing thanks to Goh Iromoto, Performance Freediving, Pacific Coast Freediving and Evolve Freediving!!!! F3F TOP GUN from Performance Freediving on Vimeo.

Oct 08

Freediving Masks and Mustaches- Advice from a Master

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  I mustache you a question. Today I answer the question that has plagued mankind for centuries. Mustache on or off? Itʼs a delicate subject, especially for the freediving man. On one side thereʼs the group that says a big fat “no” to the ‘stache. Their main concern is that it doesnʼt allow their mask …

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Sep 04

Freediving Tattoos- the Good, the Bad and the Misspelled

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Remember when Wolverine got tricked into getting adamantium bones? Well, imagine that scene but instead of a metal skeleton it’s gills and imagine Wolverine was a little drunk. Then instead of getting really mad and jumping off a waterfall naked, he cried a little and had to walk home alone in the rain. That is …

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Aug 20

A Photographic Tribute to Shark Week

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We all know what week this is. Its that week when going into any body of water gets incredibly dangerous. ITS SHARK WEEK!!! This week sharks are everywhere. The ocean is thick with them. They can be in rivers and lakes. I wouldn’t even trust your swimming pool, because I’m sure you remember from last …

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Jun 25

A Photographic Whale Encounter Story- by Grant Hogan

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Jun 20

The Danger of Danger and Fear in Freediving

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“Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.” – Bohdi (Point Break, 1991)   What do I know about danger? Well, for starters I’m a man. I’ve spent a good amount of time doing dangerous things. Most times I’ve taken calculated risks that place me in danger. Other times it’s …

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Jun 19

The 10 Commandments of Freediving

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Inspired by a recent episode of my favorite radio show, “This American Life” hosted by Ira Glass, I have created my own digestible list of commandments related to our favorite sport.  Ren downloads episodes of this show for me to listen to while we are sailing.  What a swell fella! Never dive alone Obvious right?  …

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May 29

A Comedic Look at No-Fins Diving by Grant Hogan

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I canʼt count the number of times Iʼve been asked why I choose to dive almost exclusively without fins. Typically I answer confusing questions like this one with blank faced stares or pose questions of my own, like the classic, “Why not?” Generally these tactics donʼt make much in the way of conversation so Iʼve …

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