Great description of a free immersion dive by Apnea Total instructor Lesley Sim.
“To many, freediving is an esoteric sport. It is deemed both physically and mentally inaccessible. This judgement is usually made quickly and resolutely. Oftentimes, I’d be explaining the sport midway only to be interrupted with “man, freediving isn’t for me. I’m so bad at holding my breath and the ocean is deep and scary!” I completely understand because I once felt the same way, back when I also didn’t know any better. The thing is, these are just excuses we tell ourselves when faced with the unfamiliar…”