Tag Archive: freediving gear

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 …

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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 …

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Mar 14

Freediving Masks- How to Pick the Right One

Low-Volume Mask Silicone

I always get tons of questions about how to pick out the right gear for freediving. Unfortunately new freeedivers often have to pick out and purchase gear prior to taking their first freediving course. Very few places I’m aware of rent freediving gear, so it can be really tough to know what you’ll like and …

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Mar 11

Freediving Courses- DOs and DONTs For Your First Class

Omer C4

Maybe you’re new to freediving or maybe you’ve been doing it for years, but for most divers atteniding their first freedive course it can be a little nerve racking. You’ll ask yourself questions like, “What if I’m the worst one there?” “What if I can’t do it?” or “What if I don’t have the right …

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Feb 04

What Are You Wearing???

d4

This is a question I get all the time…about diving! Over the years I’ve really honed in on my personal freediving gear preferences, from various brands to little homemade tweaks to the gear. So here’s a little peek into my freediving life and into my gear bag as it sits right now. ¬†My bag: Dessault …

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