Ai Futaki’s World Record Freediving Attempt: An Interview

Freediving videographer Ai Futaki recently attempted to break one of the world records for female freediving. She tells Chris Mitchell about her passion for pushing freediving and underwater filming to the limits. Note: this interview was conducted in January 2010. In February 2011, Ai went on to win the officially verified Guinness Book Of Records’ […]

Freediving On Koh Lanta, Thailand

Blue Planet Divers on Koh Lanta, one of Thailand’s best islands for great scuba diving, will be offering freediving lessons from the beginning of the new dive season in October That’s free diving as in diving without scuba gear The Big Blue style, not getting scuba lessons for free! Freediving (also known as apnea) has […]

Free Diving: A Beginner’s Guide

Ever wondered what it’s like to try free diving? Turns out learning how to hold your breath for a long time is just the start of it. Journalist Kate Rew gives an interesting account of trying free diving for the first time, deep within the glamourous confines of the 30 metres deep submarine escape tank […]