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From the outside it looks like I just died. I arrived lifeless to the surface. Blue lips. Pale face. Eyes rolled upwards. I wasn’t breathing. Not moving. It might seem like a near-death, near drowning experience. Maybe filled with anxiety and fear of dying. It wasn’t. I didn’t almost die. It’s more than two weeks ago it seemed like I died. Yesterday I got to see some photos of myself as lifeless… 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

If I didn’t know better, I’d take it personally. For the two months I’ve been here it’s never been as windy as during the record attempt days. Today one rope to the platform broke because of wind and current. I’m currently watching 3 different weather reports. I think Andrea at Freediving world is also praying to the weather gods. But it’s as if the wind is laughing me in the face saying ”muahahaha, try to dive… Läs mer