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Filming for The Wild Weekenders – Channel 4 freediving

Ian gave me a bell one morning, asking if I would be interested in filming the underwater footage for Little Gem’s new series, called ‘The Wild Weekenders’ . The series explores some of the more unusual activities available to anyone over a weekend. The brief was to film Paralympics presenter Arthur Williams ( a former marine and paraplegic) freediving off …

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Wood, Metal or Carbon fibre spearguns? Making the right choice

Whether you are new to hunting for your own sustainable seafood or you are an old salty sea dog, you will have probably considered ‘what is the best material for spearguns?’. In this post i will not so much tell you what’s best but rather give you the reasons to consider the different materials. Metal Spearguns Metal spearguns are normally …

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Epsealon Patrol Board spearfishing and freediving float review

Floats are probably the single most important item of your kit for both freediving and Spearfishing. The main purpose of a float is to signal your presence in the water to other water users, notably boats and jetskis! In a direct fight between your head and propellor, im afraid the prop wins every time, so best avoid it right? Most …

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Streamlining vs relaxed posture in freediving

If you have come to freediving from competitive swimming you are likely to hold a fairly rigid but extremely ‘aquadynamic’ pose whilst you are freediving. A pose which lets you cut through the water with minimum resistance. This all makes sense when you first think about it, it certainly looks good as well, but is it the most efficient way …