Top Ten Tips for being a Mermaid from Mermaid Athiraa

Earlier this year we reached out and asked you to get in touch if you used freediving in the course of your work. In this article we speak to Linda Ågren, also known as Mermaid Athiraa.  Linda was born in Southern Sweden in 1989, which just so happened to be the very same year that Disney’s The Little Mermaid premiered.

2019-08-10T09:20:10+01:00

A professional Mermaid and a Freediver – Linda Agren

Earlier this year we reached out and asked you to get in touch if you used freediving in the course of your work. In this article we speak to Linda Ågren, also known as Mermaid Athiraa.  Linda was born in Southern Sweden in 1989, which just so happened to be the very same year that Disney’s The Little Mermaid premiered.

2019-08-09T13:03:24+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Dahab Freediving Championships

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! In David’s last diary entry David talked about his final preparations for the Dahab Freediving Championships. This time we talk to him post competition and hear about the highs and lows of the event.

2019-05-17T10:34:28+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Dahab Competition Prep

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! In David's last diary entry David talked about his his first depth competition of 2019 in the Blue Ocean Mini Comp in Dahab. This time we talk to him about his latest fitness equipment, how he is avoiding over training and how he is trying to maintain his body weight.

2019-05-17T10:39:16+01:00

Marine Conservation And Freediving

Earlier this year we reached out and asked you to get in touch if you used freediving in the course of your work. In this article we speak to previous Go Freediving student Anna Harrison. Anna told us about her role as a  marine biologist and how she believes learning to freedive will help her marine conservation efforts. 

2019-06-21T11:58:44+01:00

The UK Nationals Pool Freediving Championships 2019

We followed Poole Freediving Club members David, Tracey and Liz at the UK Nationals Pool Freediving Championships in Bristol earlier this month. Read our post competition interviews with Tracey and Liz - and discover their highs and lows of this freediving competition!

2019-03-29T13:15:04+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – National Pool Freediving Championships

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time David talked about his training and exercise routine - and made us all exhausted in the process. This week we talk to David about his freediving diet and pre-competition preparation. Find out what he eats and and why eggs don't feature much in his freediving diet! David also talks about how he prepares himself ahead of a competition 

2019-05-17T10:57:59+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Diet

Welcome to the not-so-secret freediving training diary of David Mellor! Last time David talked about his training and exercise routine - and made us all exhausted in the process. This week we talk to David about his freediving diet and pre-competition preparation. Find out what he eats and and why eggs don't feature much in his freediving diet! David also talks about how he prepares himself ahead of a competition 

2019-05-17T11:02:48+01:00

David Mellor – Freediving Training Diary – Training and Exercises

Last time David talked about his dynamic training and why listening to your body is so important. This week we follow a typical training week in the life of David. We look at the training and exercises he is doing to ensure he is the best form possible for the upcoming competitions. So, if you were thinking about a career change to being an international freediving competitor, then check out the training and exercises David is doing, to see what’s involved.

2019-05-17T11:04:10+01:00