Freediving - Testing Human Limits
It's an underwater sport where athletes test the human limits of time, depth and distance on one breath of air. Kidzworld checks out the world of freediving.
Freediving - HistoryFreediving or breath holding has been around in one form or another for thousands of years.
Freediving - Disciplines and World RecordsThere are now three main disciplines or events in competitive freediving:
Freediving - TechniquesAnnabel Brisenom, a member of the United States Freediving Team and former freediving world record holder, trains for freediving competitions by lifting weights, running and practicing yoga. During a competition, she'll talk to herself and think of positive suggestions to help her stay under longer. Other freedivers constantly repeat the ABCs to themselves or imagine that they're slowly being injected into the ocean with a syringe!
Freediving - Dangers