If you ever wanted to learn from one of the greats of modern freediving, few can hold a candle to Umberto Pelizzari.

The Italian legend is the latest guest on the Freedive Cafe Podcast, where he talks about his childhood in northern Italy, his competitive swimming background, meeting Pipin Ferreras, and some of the errors made by beginner freedivers.

Pelizzari also talk about the challenges of growing the sport of freediving, what makes a good freediving instructor and a whole lot more.

Regardless of what level of freediver you are, this episode of the Freedive Cafe Podcast is definitely worth a listen. Check it out at freedivecafe.com or on your podcatcher of choice.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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