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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Heading to Mnemba Atoll

Headed for deep freediving at Mnemba Atoll in Zanzibar during my SSI Level 3 course in Zanzibar. Spearfisherman and skipper, David DuPavillon, drives attentively in shallow waters to avoid running aground w...
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Held Captive by Wind

There is a silence to the wind as a motionless dhow with a dusty sail is consumed in the misty blue of the Indian Ocean. Dark clouds roll over and this spec upon the swaying sea, held captive by a windless ...

Finning Up With a View

Renee Blundon fins up from 40 meters while enjoying the view of Mnemba Atoll's coral wall, which appears more like the surface of the moon rather than an underwater landscape. Photo taken on breath-hold by ...

Renee with Mnemba in the Distance

Suited-up freediver, Renee Blundon, smiles for a photo on the boat headed and ready for deep diving at Mnemba Atoll. The uninhabited yet exclusive, Mnemba Island, known for it's "barefoot luxury," located j...
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Ascending with Mask Light

Renee Blundon ascends from silent depths of the Indian Ocean with a mask light during her SSI Level 3 training in Nungwi, Zanzibar. Photo taken on breath-hold by Jonas Kray....
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Freediver in the Rain

Renee Blundon breathes-up on the surface of the sea under a sky of rain. Photo taken on breath-hold by freediving instructor, Jonas Kray with a GoPro HERO3+. // ...
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Free-fall to 30 Meters

Renee Blundon free-falls to 30 meters in clear blue waters of Zanzibar, a coral drop-off beyond. This was during her SSI Freediving Level 3 training with Freedive International...
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Spearo in the Rain

A spearo drifting on the surface of a rained-on sea in Zanzibar. Photo taken on breath-hold by Barret Harvey from Apnea Productions with a GoPro HERO3+...
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Freediving at Mnemba Island

Renee Blundon tries out Leaderfin's new monofin in the clear blue waters off the coast of Mnemba Island. Photo taken on breath-hold by Barret Harvey from...

Learning Freefall

Renee Blundon learning how to free-fall during her SSI Level 2 Freediving course in Zanzibar with Freedive International. See more at SSI Level 2 Freediving in Zanzibar. Photo taken on breath hold with a Ca...

Ascending from the Deep

Renee Blundon ascends from freediving deep in Zanzibar. This is during her SSI Level 2 training course with Freedive International. See additional photos at...
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Breathing-up in Zanzibar

Renee Blundon breathes-up in Nungwi, Zanzibar, preparing, mentally and physically, for a free-dive to 33 meters. See more photos at SSI Level 2 Freediving in Zanzibar. Photo taken with a Canon VIXIA HF G30 ...
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Ascending in Zanzibar

Renee Blundon ascends from a 20 meter dive in Nungwi, Zanzibar with instructor, Jonas Kray, meeting her on the way up at 10 meters. This was during her SSI Level 2 training with Freedive International. Phot...