In 2013 Freediving was rated #2 most extreme summer sport in the world by outsideonline.com, where it says that “only BASE jumping is more fatal than Freediving.” Furthermore, the article mentions that out of 5,000 divers in the sport nearly 100 die yearly. For most people diving deeper than 20 meters on a single breath is considered dangerous and appealing only to those who want to risk their lives. But is Freediving really a dangerous sport that only crazy suicidal people do? I have asked …read more here!
Turtles are very common meals for Tiger Sharks. Although sharks are faster than turtles the battle is not entirely lost. This video deomonstrates exactly what sort of defenses turtles have to avoid becoming the next shark lunch. What amazing footage: Join Dive Flag App: Online Community Blogger: Frank Vorster Owner Dive Flag App …read more here!
Where to go diving in Egypt ? Every place on the Red Sea has its own nature, some places have a simple bedouin style, suitable for those looking for peace of mind, others have a night life where one can enjoy a nice dinner after a long day diving or relaxing on the beach or even after dinner partying in one of the famous clubs. Last but not least are the dive sites, reached only by liveaboards. A brief description of what to expect at each spot going from north to south comes in order. Castle …read more here!
Confessions of a first time diver For years I was very pleased with snorkeling but my diver friends kept saying that the underwater world is like a totally different place . I was very curious how would it feel to have a close look over all these kinds of fish and corals. Eventually I decided to take the risk & overcome my fears. I’ve been planning to give it a try for months but sarcastically my first dive was not planned . I went with a friend to Sharm El Sheikh for vacation, I …read more here!
Air Jaws: Fin of Fury: An 18-Foot Mega-Shark Attacks Research into the underwater world is very important, especially our beloved great white sharks. But what if it required you to be in a single person underwater cage with limited space to move – exploring new waters. Your goal is to locate the largest individuals of the species and they’re paying a little too much attention to what is inside the cage. What do you do? Would you do this? Source: Discovery Channel Blogger Frank Vorster Owner Dive …read more here!
Freediving World Record Attempt by; William Trubridge About William Trubridge is truly a remarkable individual – already holding 15 world’ records. Despite this remarkable achievemet William Trubridge will attempt to break his own achievement of 101 metres for unassisted free-diving tomorrow morning (NZ time) in the Bahamas. This well-known and astounding NZ freediver says he has no fear ahead of yet another world record attempt. This freediving world record is different and more …read more here!
Lion Fish – The good and the bad !! by Selim Kafafy Photo by Mohamed El Nomrossy – Dive Egypt I remember when I was a kid I would see this odd shaped fish on the beach of Sharm el Sheikh, and Marsa Alam. And like every kid of my age my inquisitive side would take over , and I would get near it to check it out! And as usual my dad would come to the rescue. This particular time he told me that this fish is extremely poisonous, and I should never get near it again. Only when I grew up I learned …read more here!
The best things happen when you least expect it ! This quote couldn’t have been more true to me. It all started when a friend of mine invited me to travel with her to Dahab for four days trip unexpectedly. I’m the kind of person who prefers sitting in front of the sea rather than swimming in it! (I don’t like salty water & I hate when sand stick to your legs after coming out of the water) So I wasn’t expecting by any means that I’ll do anything related to water sports, …read more here!
This is a 2D (left eye) from 3D teaser (vimeo.com/75123447) for Sea of Love 3D IMAX film, which is currently in development. The entire footage was shot with two 3Deep housings that won the top international award for innovation earlier this year in the USA. Up until now, capturing cinema-quality images underwater, especially in 3D, has meant large, cumbersome and expensive equipment, large camera crews, and images dramatically degraded by the underwater optics available. It’s made it almost …read more here!