Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The 2021 Freediver Christmas Gift Guide

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That special time of the year is coming, and you must prepare! If your loved one is a freediver, it may seem like you have too many choices to choose from when it comes to getting them the perfect gift, but the search stops here! We have prepared the 2021 Freediver Christmas Gift Guide just for you, with top picks of freediving gear this year to get for that special someone who just can’t stay out of the water.

Check them out below in order of most affordable stocking stuffers to big-budget items!

Oxygen: A Memoir by William Trubridge Kindle eBook

For fans of freediving or of William Trubridge, this memoir is an inspirational coming-of-age story that describes William’s journey into freediving, perfection, and understanding of himself. Delve into his childhood story and descriptions of freediving and the underwater world, and gain insight into competitive freediving. Oxygen: A Memoir is perfect for seasoned freedivers and those who are new to freediving and curious about the sport.

The Last Attempt by Carlos Serra

Every freediver who knows No Limits (NLT) freediving knows that this discipline of freediving can come with an incredible amount of risk. The tragic death of Audrey Mestre lives on in this book, written by a friend of Audrey and her husband Pipin Ferreras and a witness to her last dive. The Last Attempt is a gripping and insightful investigation into her death and retelling of the events leading up to that fateful day and is a must-read for every freediver.

Alchemy Freediving Neck Weight

Designed to help you dive deeper, faster, and safer, the Alchemy Freediving Neck Weight is true freediving innovation. Responsive Memory Architecture becomes an extension of your body simply by pushing the sides of the neck weight and forming to your neck. Designed for both the pool and the sea, the aerospace-grade silicone makes it tougher than other neck weights and ensures stability and durability, while also being very easy to use.

Alchemy Freediving Neck Weight Alchemy Freediving Neck Weight
€75

Designed to help you dive deeper, faster, and safer, the Alchemy Freediving Neck Weight is true freediving innovation.

DeeperBlue Clothing

Support your favorite diving website and community, DeeperBlue.com, with freediving clothing and accessories made from organic materials. Products are printed in real-time and come from a renewable energy-powered factory. They even ship to you in plastic-free, biodegradable packing. Show your love of freediving while staying respectful and true to your first love – the ocean.

DeeperBlue.com Official Clothing DeeperBlue.com Official Clothing
From $26.50

Support your favorite diving website and community, DeeperBlue.com, with freediving clothing and accessories made from organic materials.

Octopus XL Pulling System

Make your freediving sessions easier, safer, and more joyful than ever! The Octopus XL Pulling System attaches onto lines 8-13mm in diameter and can be operated with two fingers, making it efficient and versatile. The ergonomic design comes in bright colors and is designed with high-quality components, making it easier than ever to adjust the line throughout a freediving session or pull up the bottom weight at the end of a session.

Octopus XL Pulling System Octopus XL Pulling System
€65

The Octopus XL Pulling System attaches onto lines 8-13mm in diameter and can be operated with two fingers, making it efficient and versatile.

Molchanovs CORE Silicone Bifins

Take your training to the next level with the revolutionary Molchanovs CORE Silicone Bifins! These fins were developed for perfecting a symmetrical kicking technique, which will optimize your efficiency later on with longer blades. Perfect for travel, instructor work, underwater photography, and recreational diving, and virtually indestructible. The CORE Silicone Bifins come in three classic colors.

Aqualung Micromask

A perennial favorite among freedivers, the Aqualung Micromask positions the lenses of the mask within the natural facial recesses of the eyes. This gives the wearer significantly improved peripheral vision, along with being as low in volume as freedivers require for their dives. The reduced bulk of the frame ensures streamlining, which creates a low-profile look that reduces drag.

Aqualung Micromask Aqualung Micromask
$115.00

A perennial favorite among freedivers, the Aqualung Micromask positions the lenses of the mask within the natural facial recesses of the eyes. 

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28 Day Freediving Transformation

What the last two years being stuck at home has told us is that we can still train for our favorite sport even if we can’t get in the water.  Former USA Freediving record holder and captain of the USA Freediving Team Ted Harty takes you on a complete online training program specifically designed to significantly improve your freediving performance in 28 days.

28 Day Freediving Transformation 28 Day Freediving Transformation
$125

Learn how to increase your bottom time and dive deeper, by using proven freediving training exercises in the "comfort" of your home.

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Paralenz Vaquita Dive Camera

For underwater videographers and amateur underwater photographers, the Paralenz Vaquita is a game-changer. Easy handling, Auto Depth Color Correction, 4K/60fps recording, ultra light-sensitive lens, GPS, plus make an impact by collecting Ocean data and sharing via free Paralenz App. This action camera is waterproof up to 350m (1150ft) out of the box without any need for additional cases.

PARALENZ Vaquita Underwater 4K Dive Camera PARALENZ Vaquita Underwater 4K Dive Camera
$749.00

Paralenz Vaquita is a small, powerful underwater camera with a mission. Seamlessly capture and share brilliant underwater videos with the world to make an impact. Easy handling, Auto DCC, 4K/60fps recording, ultra light-sensitive lens, GPS, Ocean data sharing for impact via free Paralenz App.

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Molchanovs CB2x

The Molchanovs CB2x is the successor to the legendary CB2 bifins that set multiple freediving national and world records this year. These bifins are redesigned with new colors and an improved blade-layering structure while keeping the unique “bottleneck” shape for effective transition between fin strokes. Tailor your bifins to your body with the option of a smaller blade for shorter or thinner freedivers and customizable Molchanovs Hand-Built Footpockets.

Molchanovs Competition Bifins 2x Carbon Molchanovs Competition Bifins 2x Carbon
€685

The Molchanovs CB2x is the successor to the legendary CB2 bifins that set multiple freediving national and world records this year.

Garmin Descent Mk2s

The Garmin Descent Mk2s is a top-of-the-line combination dive computer/fitness watch/smartwatch. With a smaller 1.2” (30.4 mm) diameter display size than its predecessor, the Descent Mk2, the Mk2s is suitable for everyday wear and useful for a wide range of sports. Its customizable dive modes, wrist-based heart rate monitor, GPS, and easy-to-read screen make it a favorite among freedivers. Choose from three vibrant colors.

Garmin Descent Mk2S, Watch-Style Dive Computer Garmin Descent Mk2S, Watch-Style Dive Computer
$989.95

The Garmin Descent Mk2s is a top-of-the-line combination dive computer/fitness watch/smartwatch.

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Kristina Zvaritchhttp://www.kristinazvaritch.com
Kristina, an AIDA, PADI, and Molchanovs W2 Freediving Instructor, discovered her love for the sea as a PADI Divemaster in Dahab, Egypt, where she shared the Blue Hole with freedivers and developed a serious passion for the single-breath sport. Nowadays, when she isn’t nose-deep in a novel on the beach, Kristina likes to train depth, and often pretends to be a mermaid when her buddy isn't looking.

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