Last Day of FII Level 1

Last Day of FII Level 1

FII last day of freediving instructor, Bobby Kim (left) dives down to 20 meters (65'6") with a level one student during the training session in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. Students wore neoprene wetsuit...
The Silver Comet

The Silver Comet

The Silver Comet, a 50 foot (15.2 meter) long metal pilot boat was sunk in Dutch Springs in September of 1994 at a depth of 50 feet (15.2 meters). The boat was built and used for the World's Fair in New Yor...
Line Diving

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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FII in Dutch Springs

FII instructor, Bobby Kim (in black), guides a student diver to the surface while demonstrating a hydrodynamic position with arms overhead. Photo was taken in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. EQUIPMENT USED...
Sunken Crane scuba diving

A Sunken Crane

The front view of a sunken crane in Dutch Springs quarry of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Photo taken on breath-hold at 70 feet (21.5 meters). EQUIPMENT USED Ikelite 7D Housing Ikelite Strobe Arm Can...
Gnome at Dutch scuba diving

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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Large Mouth Bass at the Cessna

A large mouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) alongside the Cessna Airplane in Dutch Springs lake. Largemouth bass is a freshwater gamefish in the sunfish family, and is the largest of the black basses. It rea...
Driving Sunken Firetruck

Driving a Sunken Firetruck

Renee Blundon Driving Sunken Firetruck 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,...
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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....
Helldiver Airplane scuba diving

Helldiver Airplane

The Helldiver Airplane, submerged on April 7th, 2007 at a depth of 60 feet (18.2 meters). The 1944 Helldiver airplane replica, took nearly a year to refurbish for sinking and can be visited underwater in Pe...
Submerged Cruiser scuba diving

Submerged Cruiser

A cabin cruiser submerged at 70' (21.3 meters) in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. This is one of four wooden cabin cruisers and among the first attractions to be sunk in Dutch Springs in the early 1980's. P...

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...
Gearing Up Dutch Springs

Gearing Up in Dutch Springs

Two scuba divers and a freediver gear-up on the platform in Pennsylvania's Dutch Springs. The 50 acre lake is one of the largest fresh water facilities in the US for diving...
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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...
Free Immersion Dutch Springs

Free-Immersion in Dutch Springs

Renee Blundon 'warms-up' with free-immersion line diving in Dutch Springs Lake of Pennsylvania. The chilly deep thermoclines made for quite the challenge, "It felt like I was diving through a bucket of ice-wate...
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Nick at Halfway Rock

SSI freediving instructor, Nick Fazah, from East Coast Divers, transports the freediving buoy to deeper waters for line diving near Halfway Rock, off the coast of Marblehead, Massachusetts....
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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...

Freediver Julian

Julian Honma, topped with a GoPro video camera, smiles happily for the camera while freediving at Halfway Rock in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Photo taken on breath hold with a Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorde...
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Freediver at the Cessna

A monofin freediver alongside the Cessna Airplane wreck in Dutch Springs. The 50-acre lake is spring-fed from an underground aquifer which filters through limestone to provide excellent visibility. Dutch Spring...
Cessna Airplane

Cessna Airplane

The Cessna, a single engine airplane, submerged at a depth of 10 meters / 30 feet in Dutch Springs Lake of Bethleham, Pennsylvania. See the video of the sinking here. Photo taken on breath-hold with a GoPro...
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Freedivers at the Platform

Freedivers gather and dismantle gear at the platform in Dutch Springs after a long day of line diving and wreck diving. Photo taken with a GoPro HERO3+. // ...
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Post Dutch Springs Freediving

Myself and another diver at the platform after a fun-filled day of freediving in Dutch Springs lake, located in Bethleham, Pennsylvania. The lake features a multitude of underwater...
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...
Diving Helicopter

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...