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How Freediving Can Transform Your Diving Business
February 14, 2017 | 03:25
Admired for being both audacious and elegant, freediving is quickly gaining traction. At the Deepblu Expert Spotlight Sessions at DEMA 2016 in Las Vegas, Canadian freediving pioneer François Leduc explained how conventional scuba diving businesses can make the most of its growing popularity. #freediving #business #DEMA2016 #ApneaCity #DeepbluOriginalcommon.seeMore
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Here is another Vlog post from one of our instructor candidates from the Toronto freediver community, Andrew Ryzebol, who shares with us his first impressions after the first week of the instructor's course with William Winram. #apneacitytribe #apneacity #freediving #learningtoteachothers #williamwinramcommon.seeMore
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This image makes a good argument for avoiding deleting photos on the fly in the water when you view them through the LCD screen of the camera which is within the housing…It is also a solid reason why expectations often get in the way of taking good photos. When I got in the water and saw the size of the school of jacks I immediately had an image in my mind. I tried and tried several times to capture what I had imagined but without success. Every time I tried to swim away and dive down to get a larger perspective of the school they actually followed me. In one instance I arrived to the bottom, turned and found the ocean growing dark…the school followed me down and engulfed me. The diver in the photo @andreaasunsolo became the decoy and eventually the human subject that lends perspective to the image. I asked Andrea to dive down and occupy the school of fish so that I could be free to position myself to capture the image I had envisioned. I swam away distancing myself from the school, dove down, raised my camera, framed the shot and took the picture. As I surfaced I brought up the photo on the cameras LCD screen to review it. I thought it was ok but again, not what I had envisioned. I wanted to try again but the school of fish had reorganised themselves less vertically and the moment had passed. I looked again at the image and for a brief moment I thought about deleting it. Better to wait until I see it on the computer. I am very thankful that I trusted my instincts to avoid deleting until I review my images on the desktop of my computer. With a simple white balance the photo revealed a swirling biomass of fish forming a heart punctuated by a lone diver - @andreaasunsolo. When I first posted this I had no idea that it would be so well received…The marine protected area within which this photo was taken is a beautiful example of how we CAN get things right and how we can work with mother nature to ensure that our oceans are preserved and protected for the future. Thanks to everyone who continues to like and to follow my feed. #freediving #onebreath #thewatermenproject #ocean #natgeo #missionblue #iucn #saveouroceans #apneacity #terramarproject #exploringtheglobebucketlistcommon.seeMore
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First vlog post from one of our participants to the Depth Preparation and Training Workshop, Richard Price, commenting on his first day. #apneacitytribe #apneacity #depthtraining #equalization #freediving #montreal #quebec #canadacommon.seeMore
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Looking good Rich!common.seeMore

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Nous avons été tellement occupé avec un horaire chargé que nous n'avons pas eu beaucoup le temps de publié. Voici donc un autre VlogPost d'un de nos participants, David Dandeneault, We have been so busy with a very tight schedule we did not post anything for the past few days. Here is another Vlog post from one of our participants to the Depth Preparation and Training workshop with William Winram #apneacitytribe #apneacity #freediving #workshop #williamwinramcommon.seeMore
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From June 16th to July 3rd, ApneaCity has been running a contest that invited our fans to follow the adventures of the participants and instructor candidates during the Deep Diving Preparation and Training Workshop and the Instructor Course given by William Wirnam. All you had to do was to create a profile on the Deepblu platform, to follow ApneaCity, to post a comment on our page and finally to share one of our post on your Facebook page. We want to thank everybody that participated and that have joined the ApneaCity's page on Deepblu. We randomly picked one name out of all the participants and we are very happy to announce that the winner of our contest that merits a brand new COSMIQ+ is @Sophie Guiliguili. Congratulations Sophie, please contact us at francois.leduc@apneacity.com to arrange for claiming your price and choosing from the 5 different colors of the COSMIQ+. We are taking the opportunity to extend our launching offer until the end of July where you can buy your own COSMIQ+ for 399$CAN only and ApneaCity will be paying the taxes! DIVE ON! Contact us to get yours! #apneacitytribe #apneacity #contest #winner #deepblu #COSMIQ+ #freediving #friends #funcommon.seeMore
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J'ai choisi la noire. Elle sera parfaitement assortie avec ma pompe et mon autovent, et les ballons de toutes les couleurs que je vais bientôt devoir m'acheter.common.seeMore

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Carrière Kahnawake, St Lawrence River, Quebec, Canada
October 22, 2017 | 14:32
This clip was taken during one of our most recent freediver certification at Kahnawake Quarry. The platform sits at 9.5m deep and is about 15m wide. We challenge our new students at the end of each course to do this little swim through on a breathold just for fun! #apneacity #apneacitytribe #freediving #friends #fun #aidainternational #padifreediver #montreal #quebec #canadacommon.seeMore
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Somebodies got a snorkel on the wrong side 😂common.seeMore

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Le weekend passé nos candidats instructeurs enseignaient à un groupe de nouveaux apnéistes. Sur cette photo Richard Price, un de nos candidats instructeurs, dirige la séance d'apnée statique sous la surveillance d'un des instructeurs et fondateurs de ApneaCity, Philippe Beauchamp. Last weekend our instructor candidates were teaching a group of new freedivers. Here is a picture of them doing their static requirements under the guidance of one of the instructor candidates, Richard Price and the watchful eyes of ApneaCity's instructor Philippe Beauchamp. #apneacitytribe #apneacity #instructorcourse #freediving #staticapneacommon.seeMore
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Great job guys, was a fun coursecommon.seeMore

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If you would ask the question to our students and athletes they would probably tell you that we are like an old couple. When @pmbeauchamp and I have the opportunity to freedive together we don't need to talk much because we know each other so well. Our shared passion for freediving led us to meet @william winram who trained us to become freediving instructor. We then went on to create our own freediving school, @ApneaCity inc. We now spend most of our time teaching and coaching others. Freediving gave me my best dive buddy but most importantly my best friend! Picture taken by our good friend Chantelle Blanchard during our annual freediving under ice! #bestdivebuddies #bestfriend #apneacitytribe #apneacity #freedivingcommon.seeMore
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Thank you Cathy.common.seeMore

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Après trois jours bien remplis et intenses notre groupe se réunissent pour la photo! Merci à tous pour votre participation, votre enthousiasme et votre camaraderie! After 3 full and intense days everybody stands together for the group picture. Huge thank you for your participation, your enthusiasm and most of all your amazing camaraderie! #apneacitytribe #apneacity #freediving #friends #fun #williamwinramcommon.seeMore
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Looking good gang!common.seeMore

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Here is the winner of the COSMIQ+. She was so eager to try it that Sophie was planning to go to the local Car wash close by! ;-) Voici notre gagnante de l'ordinateur COSMIQ+. Sophie était tellement impatiente d'essayer son nouveau joujou qu'elle se préparait à aller l'essayer au Lave-Auto tout près! ;-) #apneacitytribe #apneacity #COSMIQ+ #Winner #contest #freedivinginthecitycommon.seeMore
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Nice!!!!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻common.seeMore

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Here is an amzing short documentary that was shot by the National Broadcaster. The film was shot during the depth competition that ApneaCity organized last September and features our own Vice-president Philippe Beauchamp and one of our instructor, Joannie Huberdeau also a National record holder. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/sports/special/podium-documentaire-plongee-apnee/ #ApneaCity #ApneaCityTribe #DepthCompetition #Freediving #Canada #Montreal #Whywefreedive #Girlswhofreedivecommon.seeMore
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