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Sea Bed Hunting On One Breath For 2.5 Minutes

Filmed underwater in real-time for BBC1`s Human Planet, Bajau fisherman, Sulbin, freedives to 20 metres to catch a fish.

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Sea Bed Hunting On One Breath For 2.5 Minutes. Filmed underwater in real-time for BBC1`s Human Planet, Bajau fisherman, Sulbin, freedives to 20 metres to catch a fish.
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D3rAnG3d
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1603 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 9:54:41 PM
fish men... it's happening D:

meepmaker
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 6716 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 7:23:46 AM
I guess he doesnt smoke.

Creabhain
Male, 40-49, Europe
 441 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 4:10:25 AM
It is an expansion injury which is impossible on breath hold for the reasons I said before.

Creabhain
Male, 40-49, Europe
 441 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 4:08:05 AM
@jamie76 "it has nothing to do with how deep he is or how long he was down. you cannot get the bends if you descend holding your breath."

This is a common misconception. You can get a bend from breath hold as it demonstrated by examination of whale bones. Look it up.

I am a very experienced scuba diver (>500 dives in cold Irish waters).

The bends are caused by gases saturating into your body due to the pressure of the water. If you ascent rapidly these gases expand. It makes no difference if the air was from a compressed tank sinice the reg delivers at ambient pressure. Breath hold is the same as scuba just for shorter duration and shallower depth (usually).

ruthless1990
Female, 18-29, Europe
 3016 Posts
Monday, January 24, 2011 2:56:33 AM
awesome

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