Guadalupe 2015 expedition

Guadalupe 2015 expedition


Posted on Nov 2, 2015

Another great white shark tagging expedition to Guadalupe this fall, the 7th for me over there since 2009. This year we camped on the island for two weeks, we had to shorten the stay due to boat logistical considerations though. 2015 is another El Nino year and this truly effects Guadalupe Island. First the water was 25°c, almost 5°C above normal, this means that the white sharks were usually staying deeper where the conditions are...

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When I saw the information about what happened today during a major freediving competition I was shocked but not surprised at all. Competitive freediving has some serious problems, that is not something new. In the past we had some competitors dying during training and even one during a competition, but every time the accidents were caused by misjudgment or stupid behavior of the victims themselves. Lack of professionalism while...

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mid atlantic freediving


Posted on Aug 6, 2015

When you are freediving in the Azores you are already at the western part of old Europe, almost mid distance from what they call the New Wolrd. But if you want to feel even more in the the middle of the Atlantic and in the middle of nowhere, go to Princess Alice bank, a pinnacle 80km offshore Faial island…the rock literally raises from the abyss to 35m deep! It is home to lots of pelagic life and in summer the migrating mobula rays...

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Until mid april 2015 Nemo33 host an uw photo exhibition with my pictures. 14 large format prints are hanged from 1.5m to 10m. You can visit the exhibition in both freediving and scuba, it’s even possible to do a first experience dive or freedive with an instructor if you are not a diver yet. I must say that I enjoy the project very much and I could rediscover my images as seeing them underwater send me back to the exact moment I...

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