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What is Freediving?

Freediving is an advanced form of skin diving that involves a more meditative and methodological approach to submerging underwater. Through special breathing techniques, efficient movements, and specialized equipment, freedivers are often able to extend their underwater times and depths beyond that of normal skin divers. The combination of these techniques reduces stress, reduces heart rates, reduces oxygen consumption, reduces carbon dioxide, and increases aquatic comfort. This profound aquatic comfort allows freedivers an unencumbered, graceful journey in the underwater world.

 

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