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Moto Shipwreck – Bongoyo Island

Dar es Salaam has some has some fun snorkeling and free-diving day trips, one of the most popular is Bongoyo Island, to see the Moto Shipwreck. The island and wreck is easily accessed...
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Mark in Free-Immersion

Mark va de Fliert pulls himself down the line during a free-immersion dive in Dahab's famous Blue Hole. Mark descended to -15 meters (49 feet!) in his second ever ocean session during Desert Diver's Level 1 Fre...
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Scuba Divers at the Blue Hole

Scuba divers dive along the abundant coral wall on the outskirts of the Dahab's Blue Hole in Egypt. Photo taken on breath-hold by Renee Blundon.  ...
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Adam at El Bells

Adam De La Mare, from the UK, freedives at El Bells in Dahab, Egypt, while scuba divers pass by below. Photo taken on breath-hold by Renee Blundon....
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Scuba Divers at El Bells

Scuba divers dive the El Bells, in Dahab, Egypt. "The Bells" is a small crack in the reef-table that continues underwater like a chimney down to 28 meters. Diving inside...
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Sahika’s Back in the Blue Hole

Sahika Ercumen, who just recently broke the constant weight national record in Turkey, a depth of 72 meters, trains in constant weight freediving in Dahab's Blue Hole with safety diver, Gus Kreivenas, in pr...
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Ascending with Grace

Rodolfo Escalante, from Playa del Carmen, Mexico, ascends gracefully from a free-immersion dive in Dahab's Blue Hole. The coral wall which surrounds the famous submarine sinkhole can be seen in the background. ...
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Free-Immersion Freefall: A Poem

Deep in the ocean blue I'm alone with my thoughts, Sinking into an abyss, Falling towards the edge of something... A desolate path, But I travel it anyway...
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Last Sled Dive of the Day

Last sled dive of the day in Dahab's Blue Hole, with William Winram and Renee Blundon retrieving the bottom weight on the no-limits variable weight sled. This is milliseconds after the divers released the s...
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Rodolfo Robatti in No Limits

Rodolfo Robatti from Switzerland, just moments after releasing the no-limits sled at 25 meters while coming up from a >75 meter dive in Dahab's Blue Hole. Donned with a new prototype of fluid goggles, which ...
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William Winram Descends to 90M

Freediving world record holder, William Winram, descends on the no-limits sled to 90 meters, the bottom of the Blue Hole in Dahab. He wears the same Trygon noseclip and custom-made Trygon fluid goggles that he ...
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Free-Immersion at Lighthouse

Freediving instructor, Shaun Blue pulls up from a 37 meter dive in Lighthouse, during free-immersion training off the coast of Dahab, Egypt. A popular place for freediving, Lighthouse is a protected bay with mo...
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Gus and Adam Freediving in Dahab

Gus Kreivenas (right) and Adam De La Mare (left) freedive in the clear, warm waters off the coast of Dahab, Egypt, one of the most beautiful training-spots in the world for freedivers....
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Freedive Freefall in Blue Hole

Free-falling in Dahab’s Blue Hole, drifting effortlessly into the deep, I stare straight ahead, mesmerizingly at the line slipping past, alone with myself and my thoughts, focusing on relaxing, equalizing, and ...
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Final Ocean Session

Thomas Allan, from the UK, accommodates, freediver / spearfisherman, Keven Ellis to the surface during his final ocean session of his Level 1 Apnea Academy freediving course in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania....
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Betty Breathes-Up After a “Fantastic” Dive

Betty Nandi, aka Beata Grickevich, breathes up with dive buddy Kristof Coenen in preparation for a deep constant weight dive in Dahab's Blue Hole. This is within a week after participating in Dahab's RedCcu...
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Kevin Breathes-Up

Kevin Ellis, a spearfisherman from Cape Town, South Africa, breathes-up off the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in preparation for a line dive to >25 meters, while dive buddies, Renee Blundon and Tom A...
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Renee’s Last Dive in Tanzania

Apnea Academy freediving instructor, Renee Blundon, heads to 30 meters (98 feet) while line diving off the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, while diving buddies, Kevin Ellis and Thomas Allan look on. This ...
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Freedive Ascent – A Poem

I ascend from the ocean floor, Through shafts of wondrous sunlight. My mind dabbles in a state of pleasure, And in marvelous rebellion. Defying mind, breath and pressure, I'm enveloped, In a liquid elem...
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Ocean Session in Dar es Salaam

Freedive instructor, Renee Blundon, describes a bit about equalization physiology during a Level 1 Apnea Academy ocean session on a cloudy and choppy day in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Level 1 candidate, Thoma...
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Breathing-up For Static

Apnea Academy First Level students in Dar es Salaam relax and breathe-up in preparation for their first personal best static apnea. In the end, Tom Allan was the winner, with a breath-hold of 3'19" - impres...
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Level 1 Ready for First Pool Session

First Level freediving students, Tom Allan from the UK, Patrick Kimaro and Rama Namkoveka, both from Tanzania pose for a photo with Apnea Academy instructor, Renee Blundon, before their first static apnea pool ...
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Level 1 Free-Immersion

Tom Allan, pulls himself up the line (called Free-Immersion or FIM) from -10 meters (32 feet!) during the his first ocean session of the Apnea Academy First Level Course in Dar es Salaam....