Freediving == solo

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Posted by JRM on August 29, 2001 at 08:10:46:

In Reply to: Where did you think I was gonna dive ?? Casino Point ?? posted by Kevin on August 28, 2001 at 17:21:30:

No matter how you slice it. Maybe in Hawaii or Florida where there's some vis, would having someone in the general vicinity while freediving be considered a "buddy"

But I don't consider freediving to be solo-ing. It may be stupid, but the only thing a buddy is going to do on a freedive hunting trip is narrow the search for the recovery team.

I have freedive hunted alone. I do freedive hunt alone. And I will continue to freedive hunt alone. Especially when the person who's supposed to go with me shows up with "sinus issues."

Hmmm, there's an interesting question. Does solo freediving preclude one from being DIR? I don't think so, but I have somewhat of a bias.


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