Marine meditation: is freediving a natural extension of outdoor swimming?
Is freediving the preserve of the super-human or a natural extension of outdoor swimming and a gateway to a new world of adventure? Anna Hattersley spoke to freediving coach Emma Farrell and four of her former students to find out.
Freediving, also known as breath-hold diving, is swimming, exploring and playing beneath the water without breathing apparatus. This allows you to move through the water silently, focussed and connected with the underwater world.