October 14, 2019

Freediving has always been a no-brainer for me, but I fell into the competition side by accident.  In retrospect the seeds were all there.  I joined a swim team at age 6, kept it up for over a decade until I burnt out in college, got into spearfishing because I love the water and seafood, then got back into real tr...

February 16, 2019

This is a fairly simple recipe that takes just a few minutes to prepare.  It's very forgiving and if you're on a boat you can prep the sauce and fresh ingredients in the kitchen before you head out, and just use your day's catch and skip the hot oil and fried ginger.  It works great for any fresh jack fish--yellowt...

February 16, 2019

My current concentration when it comes to competitive depth in the ocean is Constant No Fins.  Here's a typical mid season no fins pool workout for me, done as supplemental training to regular ocean time and dry gym training that includes apnea and resistance training.  This is for me an example of a fairly high vo...

February 16, 2019

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January 17, 2019

This last autumn, I got an email out of the blue from Edmund Vallance, a writer for the Los Angeles times.  He was interested in freediving and had pitched an idea to the Times--he planned to take a class with a local instructor and write about the experience.  He had zero actual freediving experience and so would...

January 17, 2019

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