As a business I hire out A LOT of wetsuits. Of course, I ensure all of my wetsuits are kept clean and well maintained, but as with all wetsuits there comes a time when patching and fixing a suit is no longer viable and they have to be replaced. The question is, what do I do with the old ones? Recycling wetsuits is an option, but with so many ways to do it, which should I choose?
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.
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.
In August 2018 one company - Reef Design Labs led by designer Alex Goad took 3D printing to a whole new level and 3D printed and installed a coral reef called MARS (Modular Artificial Reef Structure) in the Maldives. Find out why this could be game-changing it the protection of our planet's coral.
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!
Breath hold training has been used as part of radiation therapy treatment for breast cancer for some time. Researchers at Birmingham University in the UK, wanted to take it further and find out if longer breath holding could result in safer, longer doses of radiation. Find out more about the study and why it is so important, here.
What a year 2018 turned out to be! Check out this mega blog to see just what everyone got up to - from courses and shark trips through to competitions and liveaboards, we've got it all! AND, 2019 is shaping up to be even bigger, so watch this space!!
Wondering what to buy the freediver in your life? Have you been looking for a gift that is, well, a little more substantial? Fear not! Rudolf and his buddies have been whizzing around looking for the snazziest freediving gift ideas, just for you!
It is estimated that over 90% of all wetsuit users (so our divers, surfers and other watersport enthusiasts) have peed, or choose to regularly pee, in their wetsuits! So, what are the pros and cons of peeing in your wetsuit, why do we do it and what are the alternatives?