March 11, 2008

Interesting article about wet equalization

Filed under: Competitions — jome @ 8:22 am

The British Journal of Sports Medicine has published an interesting article about the “Passive Sinus Flooding” technique used by Patrick Musimu in his world records.

The abstract is viewable for free here, to view the full article you need to purchase it first.

Some interesting picks from the article:

-Patrick can perform the technique on dry land with a bottle of tap water. Water pressure is not involved. The technique is completely passive.

-The team has not come a cross any side effects, such as middle ear infections or sinusitis, which is suprprising

-According to the article, Patrick did not use packing for his deepest dives

March 5, 2008

Freediving, ashes and snow

Filed under: All, General — admin @ 5:51 am

ashesnadsnow-2.jpg“When I started Ashes and snow in 1992, I set out to explore the relationship ashesnadsnow-2.jpgbetween man and the animals from the inside out” says Gregory Colbert.

His exhibition sponsored by the Rolex Institute has been visited by more than 1.5 million persons around the globe.
Venice, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles…mexico city.

His website is pure magic with some astonishing pictures putting together men freediving with and animals…Visit ashes and snow wesite here ( sound on will make the visit even more magic )

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