Tag Archive: freediving equipment

Jun 03

The Art of Freediving Repurposing

Northern California freediving spearfishing

Several years ago I was teaching a freediving class in Florida and realized I’d lost my snorkel keeper. It seems like a small thing, but going sans snorkel keeper is a quick was to lose that $35 piece of equipment you breathe through all day. So I dug around my bag and looked for anything …

Continue reading »

May 14

Freediving women: No such thing as a unisex suit!

Dessault wetsuit

If you’ve ever met me in person, at a tradeshow, at a presentation or in a class, you know one thing for sure: I hate when women buy wetsuits that are designed for men. An no that’s not hyperbole. I hate it with a fire of a thousand suns. Maybe it’s irrational, but it just seems …

Continue reading »

Aug 02

Freediving Lingo- A Guide to Understanding Apnea-ish

Freediving Competition Bottom Plate

A phone conversation with my mom during a competition several years ago: Me: “So his whole free immersion dive went great from official top to the end of his surface protocol even though he had a little samba. He got the tag at the plate and said that even though he was narc-ed, his kick …

Continue reading »