The restorative art of freediving
His essay “Salt Blood” describes the ancient practice of freediving or “breath-hold” diving, and how pursuing this path has revealed new ways of understanding loss and trauma in his life, in particular the death of his father. For Michael, freediving has been a transformative, liberating experience, allowing him to connect profoundly with nature and reflect on the beauty, fragility and inevitability of life and death.
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