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As usual when travelling with my best friend Akim, I have no idea what’s waiting. Being with him is always an adventure. First I thought we were going to train in Bali, when suddenly the Philippines appeared to be better, deeper. And there is a great freediving center there. All I knew of the Philippines is that it’s warm and nice. Which is really enough. It’s not only about the warm weather…. Läs mer

I really don’t know where I’m going. I know the island has a name and one village bearing the same name as the island. I know it’s 12 km long and 3 km wide. Obviously surrounded by sea. I know there’s a gym, and that my training-partner, coach and friend Akim is there. And that’s all I need to know about the island of Lampedusa for now. It sounds like and adventure… Läs mer

There’s a Swedish saying of “having too much water above one’s head”. Unfortunately it’s one of my favourite mistakes. I had one good first try at taking the world record. Made 131m down, but not all the way up.  Then I had some hard training in being patient. For five days in a row I woke up ready to dive, only to be let down by hard wind and waves. Reloading every… Läs mer