SwimSwam Film Fest: Freediving the Abyss

  0 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | November 04th, 2012 | Featured, Lifestyle

I’m a swim film festival fan, and I love this short swimming and free diving video, Freediving the Abyss, captured by SSI Freediving.

I am always on the lookout for great swim videos. If you have an interesting or beautiful swimming-related video, please submit to Gold Medal Mel Stewart at swimswam to be featured. We appreciate all points of view on pools, lakes, rivers and oceans. Please include a little background on why you captured the video and the equipment you used (cameras, lens, editing software, etc.). Feel free to add your own story as well.

From the producers:

Watch 4 Freediving professionals swim in unison beneath the Blue Hole’s infamous Arch at a depth of 60m! Through dedication and perseverance 25 divers from around the world collaborated to achieve this breathtaking feat. The possibilities of the sea are truly limitless!

Produced by Aron Daníel Arngrímsson – Team Blue Immersion FX

Freedivers
Mike Wells
Miguel Lozano
Akim Ladhari
Santiago Jakas
Stefan Randig

UW Cameramen
Aron Daníel Arngrímsson
Erik Brown
Jonas Samuelsson
Jacques De Vos 
Miguel Lozano

Freediving Set-up
Freedive Dahab
Lotta Ericson
Linda Paganelli

Freediver Safety
Lotta Ericson
Linda Paganelli
Alana Caskey Wells
Bjorn Hedquist
Andrea Bambi Girl
Satomi kasai
Jonathan Sunnex
Ant Latimer

Safety Divers
Jonas Samuelsson
Aron Daníel Arngrímsson
Erik Brown
Zakaria El-Sayed
Chloé Villaume

Editor
Aron Daníel Arngrímsson

Music Credits
Artist, HiFi Mike – C&P ( Mushroom Music publishing) (Level Two Records)

Companies
SSI Freediving divessi.com
Team Blue Immersion blue-immersion.org
Blue immersion blue-immersion.com
Freedive Dahab freedivedahab.com
Apnea Canarias apneacanarias.com
Neptune Freediving neptunesports.com.au

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Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly.As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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