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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 suits, after a morning of diving in cold and turbid waters off the coast of Massachusetts....

Diving at Halfway Rock

SSI freediving instructors, Sam Kinsman, Julian Honma and Nick Fazah, prepare to freedive down into the dark, chilly depths of the Atlantic Ocean near Halfway Rock. The rock pinnacle, approximately half way...
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Freshwater Mussels in Wyman Lake

A large quantity of Freshwater Mussels in Wyman Lake. These filter-feeders provide a vital service to the lake by removing suspended particles such as algae, bacteria and detritus from the water column. Bec...
Feeding Snail

A Feeding Snail

AFeeding Snail by scraping algae along a rock in Maine's Wyman Lake. Snails are a member of the phylum Mollusca, which also includes freshwater mussles and clams. They're identified by their hard calcium ca...
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A Split View

A split view of Wyman Lake of Moscow Maine. The clear waters and rustic pebbly bottom juxtaposes with colorful kayaking activity and a green forested surround. This 13-mile-long lake was formed in 1929 when...

Diving in Wyman Lake

Autumn Blundon freedives in the pebbly shallows of Diving in Wyman Lake in Moscow, Maine. The 13 mile long lake is the result of a dam built on the Kennebec River and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Ph...
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A Camouflaged Yellow Perch

A juvenile fish, appearing to be a yellow perch (Perca flavenscens), meets me face-to-face, in the shallows of Wyman Lake, staring curiously while camouflaged with the mossy, stone background. Young perch f...
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Usie at Halfway Rock

Sam Kinsman and myself take an "usie" in front of Halfway Rock, a rock island off the coast of Marblehead, Massachusetts. Depths of 20-40 meters (65-130') located  within less than hundred feet of the rock ...
Freediving Dutch Springs

Freediver in Dutch Springs

A freediver ascends from the deep chilly thermocline in Dutch Springs. The Freediving Dutch Springs lake, located in Pennsylvania, was originally a site used for mining limestone and manufacturing cement. In ar...
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Diving a Sikorsky H-37 Helicopter

A freediver dives down to a sunken Sikorsky  H-37 helicopter in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. The 88' (26.8 meters) long - including rotors, 27' (8.2 meters) wide, and 22' (6.7 meters) high helicopter...
Walden Pond Free-Divers

Walden Free-Divers

John Small, Renee Blundon and Dan Christianson between dives at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. See more photos and a full write-up at Free-Diving at Walden Pond. Photo by Julian Honma. Photo taken ...
Free-Diving Walden Pond

Preparing the Line

It's a chilly October day in Walden Pond, free-dive instructor, Nick Fazah, from East Coast Divers, prepares the line while I do my breath-up. Photo by Julian Honma. For more photos and videos click here...

Getting Ready to Descend

Renee Blundon and Nick Fazah from East Coast Divers floating face down, breathing from snorkels on the surface at Walden Pond, in preparation to descend to 25 meters (82 feet). More photos with a full write...
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New England Free-Diving

Renee Blundon and instructor in New England Free Diving, Nick Fazah from East Coast Divers, free-dive through dark thermoclines at Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts on a chilly, fall day in October. Ph...