Hanli Prinsloo is a Freediver and Ocean Conservationist. Freediving is the practice of diving below the surface of the ocean on a single breath. Professionals can go hundreds of feet down and there are depth competitions, but freedivers also get to see things surface dwellers never even dream of experiencing. Like looking into the eye of a 60ft sperm whale, swimming with sharks, or a finding a deeply meditative place calm place.
On this episode Josh and Hanli discuss how yoga and free diving have a lot in common, what it is like to swim with the giant animals of the sea, and why this sport could be the best hope for bringing awareness to the life in the oceans.
Hanli also takes us through a 200ft dive, what it feels like, and how you prepare to do it. Listen and hear a great example of someone following their life long dream.
Direct download: VT_043.mp3
Category:Travel & Leisure
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