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#97 - Aharon Solomons | Master Coach
Today on the show we have the inimitable Aharon Solomons. Aharon is a legend in the freediving community, known for his forward thinking attitude towards training, his irreverent sense of humour and general passionate dedication to our beloved sport for...
#96 - Bill Streever | In Oceans Deep
Bill Streever, a biologist, is the award winning and bestselling nature writer behind In Oceans Deep, Cold, Heat, and And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind. He has worked on issues ranging from the environmental effects of underwater sound to the evolution of...
#39 – Mateusz Malina | Part Two
#39 – Mateusz Malina – Part Two
#95 - Dean Chaouche | Functional Freediving
Dean Chaouche began his relationship with the ocean at a very young age on the beaches of the Gower just off Swansea, Wales.He began surfing at a young age and from that I developed a strong desire to travel and surf all over the world.On his travels he...
#94 - Nays Baghai | Descent
Nays Baghai is an independent film maker and underwater cameraman based in Sydney, Australia.Nays became fascinated with the worlds of film and diving when he saw The Blue Planet at age seven, and has gone on to win over 20 awards for his short films...
#93 – Yoram Zekri | Ocean Prana
Yoram Zekri | Ocean Prana Use the discount code FREEDIVE CAFE to get 10% off any orders from octopusfreediving.com Use the discount code 1234567890 to get 10% off any orders from BESTDIVE! Subscribe to PodcastApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsAndroidby EmailRSSMore Subscribe Options Photo Credit: Smartshot Yoram Zekri is today's guest. With more than 30 years experience in the freediving life, more than 22 years as a freediving educator and a long history of competitive diving and development of the sport as we know it today, Yoram is thoroughly embedded in freediving culture. His freediving centre in Amed, Bali, Ocean Prana, is a wonderful place, with a village of bungalows for accommodation, decks and rooms for yoga, working out and classrooms, a healthy food restaurant and a beautiful 25m long, dedicated freediving pool, all a stone's throw from the waters of Jemeluk Bay in Bali's tranquil and remote north-eastern coast. Photo Credit: Smartshot In this episode we discuss:How is Yoram dealing with the Coronavirus?When will Bali re-open for tourism? (I need to pick up my stuff!)Shout out to Ocean Prana staff!Yoram is 44 years old but started swimming when he was 8.He started scuba when he was 12!Yoram is one of those inspired by Le Grand Bleu!A very young start in freediving.Yoram started very early in the competitive scene, when he was 21, at the first AIDA competitions.12 years in Tahiti.Yoram's deepest dive was 141m in NLT (No Limits)Yoram has been teaching for more than 22 years!Fred Buyle and talking about the 'Golden Age of Freediving'Thoughts on what has become of the freediving scene.Yoram's involvement in the inception of AIDA and it's competition rules.Will Yoram focus on deep diving again in the future?Talking about Tahiti, life there and diving there.What does Yoram love so much about NLT?About the amazing facilities of Ocean Prana and how it came to be.What are Yoram's plans for the future and the future of Ocean Prana?The future of Bali after the Coronavirus.Yoram's interests outside of freediving (primarily his son!)Shout outs to influential people: Jacques Mayol, Umberto Pelizzari, Hugo VerlommeYoram's recommended books are the books of Yuval Noah Harari.Why does Yoram freedive? Yoram's Links:Ocean Prana Websitephone Australia: +(61)435-441-414phone Bali: +(62)89-695-477-933Email : email@example.com Photo Credit: Smartshot Become a supporter of the show and get access to exclusive episodes and other content!Visit Patreon DONATE through PAYPAL SEND TO:firstname.lastname@example.org