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free diving

[¦frē ′dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Diving with the use of scuba equipment to allow freedom and maneuverability.
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The final day of the program takes guests through "Free diving with Marine Life", a multimedia talk together with the marine biologist on the island to touch on marine life and ocean preservation, highlighting some more advanced free diving tips.
The festival hosted several cultural, sporting, traditional and environment-related tournaments, including pearl diving, free diving, rowing and best sailing dhows, in a bid to provide younger Qataris, residents and visitors with a glimpse into Qatar and GCC's old-school life, filled with dhows, pearl divers and fishermen, the statement noted.
He's back in the water, but this time free diving with grey seals in Cornwall.
While his mate Jay is "as tough as a nut" and obsessed with free diving and spear fishing, while The Blowfish is a marine biologist who likes to catch fish with his hands.
While his mate Jay is "as tough as a nut" and obsessed with free diving and spear fishing, while The Blowfish (presumably not his real name) is a marine biologist who likes to catch fish with his bare hands.
My whole life is centred around free diving," he said.
It covers the history, physics and physiology, and equipment of diving, as well as free diving and undersea environments; dysbaric diseases, including pulmonary, ear, sinus, and other barotraumas; decompression sickness and its pathophysiology, manifestations, prevention, and treatment, as well as dysbaric osteonecrosis; abnormal gas pressures; drowning syndromes and other aquatic disorders; diving diseases like musculoskeletal problems, eye disorders, pulmonary edema, and skin reactions to equipment; diving accidents; medical standards for diving; specialized diving and its problems; and hyperbaric equipment and medicine.
Sam Still, 24, from Croft, returned from the first AIDA Free Diving World Individual Championships in Switzerland after taking gold in the Static Apnea discipline - the skill of holding your breath underwater.
When you're free diving, even a small mistake can be fatal," adds Bear.
In contrast to scuba diving, which encumbers divers with massive amounts of gear, free diving allows participants more flexibility, enabling them to search the cracks and crevices of the ocean floor for their quarry.
While he's hesitant to reveal more details, Xian hinted the story will be set in a seaside town and so they are familiarizing themselves with skin diving - a free diving activity without the use of a portable breathing device.
Some of the activities also included a free diving experience by Al Khor Diving Club.