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Freediving Is About To Enter A New Era If Oxama Has Its Say
July 6th, 2022
I didn’t have a dramatic wake-up call underwater, but I began to feel a profound desire to improve underwater safety. At the beginning of 2017, Claudio, Vincenzo, and I were preparing for our next sum...  Read More
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The Secret to Deep Freediving: Tips from 3 Female World Record Holders
July 6th, 2022
When we asked the guys how they felt when they dived to their deepest depths we received answers including “focused”, “deep relaxation”, and “joy.” Many freedivers experience different feelings and em...  Read More
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Return to Freeding after Cancer Treatment
July 29th, 2021
Shallow water, however, does not always mean it’s safe. Your lungs must tolerate rapid changes of volume with the pressure at shallower depths, and the greatest changes occur in the first 33 feet (10 ...  Read More
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Talya Davidoff: the 'Plattelandse Meisie' Freediver
October 23rd, 2020
Her advice to divers to improve their breath hold and depth is simple. Have the right coach and have the right safety measures in place. “I have learnt that I will not push my limits unless I trust th...  Read More
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DAN Member Profile: Mehgan Heaney-Grier
July 3rd, 2020
I've been a DAN member since 1996. My work and explorations into unknown waters come with a certain amount of risk. While the circumstances encountered in the field may not be within my control, the p...  Read More
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Getting Decompression Sickness while Freediving
March 27th, 2020
Over the past few years only a few cases of DCS during freediving have been reported, and they all were associated with repeated deep dives over a short time. Since there is little information, statis...  Read More
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