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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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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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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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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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Line Diving in Dutch Springs

See what it's like to line dive in Dutch Springs lake in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in this short video clip! Cold deep thermoclines made for quite the challenge for freediver, Renee Blundon, “At 15 meters (49 ...
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Gnome at Dutch

Renee Blundon finds a gnome on a sunken cabin cruiser in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. The lake features 20+ underwater attractions ranging from a school bus, to a firetruck, as well as a tanker, a fe...
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Driving a Sunken Firetruck

Renee Blundon drives an old submerged fire truck in Pennsylvania's Dutch Springs. Encrusted in zebra mussles, which have invaded the quarry, the fire engine lies in about 30 feet of water, and is home to a ...
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Post New England Freediving

Freedivers, Renee Blundon and Julian Honma, back on the boat, and still geared-up in thick neoprene suites, after a morning of diving in cold and turbid waters off the coast of Massachusetts....
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Freedivers Headed Out

A group of freediving and spearfishing friends from Dar es Salaam head for deep, sheltered waters near the Fundu Yansin sand bank to train freediving technique, and finish-up with some pole-spearing. By far...
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Level 2 with Monofin

Lilian Lehman ascends from line diving with a Finis Trainer 2 monofin during her Level 2 Apnea Academy course in Dar es Salaam. Beside her is freediving instructor, Renee Blundon....
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Water Within Water

Renee Blundon pulls herself up the line, a freediving discipline called free-immersion, as her buddy, Kevin Ellis accompanies her to the surface. Renee's eyes are closed as see concentrates fully on relaxin...
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Renee in Nungwi

Renee Blundon glides along the surface of the water between freedives while battling with strong high-tide currents. Photo was taken off the coast of Nungwi, Zanzibar by Barret Harvey.  ...
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Between Dives

Renee Blundon, rests at the freediving buoy between dives off the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, training with a new carbon fiber monofin and working on monofin and free-fall technique....
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Ascending with Monofin

Freediver, Renee Blundon, ascends from ocean depths with a Waterways Glide monofin while line diving off the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania....
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Coming-up From a 4’30” Static

  At 7:40 am in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Renee Blundon comes up from a 4'30" static apnea with oxygen depleted purple lips during the 6th Annual Apnea Academy Instructor Course. Standing alongside he...
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Ascending from 50 Meters

Renee Blundon and Apnea Academy instructor, Sergio Soria, ascends from a glorious 50 meter, no limits freedive in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Renee just recently joined the Apnea Academy team after completing t...
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Renee in the Driver’s Seat

Renee Blundon (center with monofin) drives the no-limits sled to a depth of 50 meters alongside Apnea Academy instructors, Giampiero Gonovese (in spots) and Filippo Covili (in red and black). Photo taken du...
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Preparing for Descent

Three days after successful completion of the Apnea Academy International Course in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Renee Blundon prepares to drive the no-limits sled to 50 meters (164 feet) with passengers, Giampi...
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Absorbed by a Shoal

Freediver, Renee Blundon, is absorbed by a shoal of transparent longspine glasses (Ambassis productus) in Nungwi, Zanzibar. Photo taken on breath-hold by underwater photographer / videographer, Barret Harvey. ...