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Old 06-01-2010, 08:49 AM
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That must be an incredible feeling jumping off the edge of the sink hole. It looks like he is all alone but obviouly he has support and safety divers in addition to the vidiographer. What depth does he dive to here.
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Guillaume dove 115 m CWT (snorkeling gear) during the contest. Not sure if he went after CNF as shown in the video during the Vertical Blue competition in April 2010 held in Dean's Blue Hole. http://www.suunto.com/en-us/About-Su...und-Freediver/

It is fun to mess around with just a mask and a bit of negative buoyancy, particularly on wrecks and dropoffs. Just watch out for cuts.
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Speaking of karst features and blue holes, here's a close relative that just formed in Guatemala. It just appeared in the news. It is an amazing and terrifying sight for residents. Another outgrowth of Tropical Storm Agatha and all the horrible losses related to its passage over Central America.


http://blogs.trb.com/entertainment/t...emala_wow.html


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A comparison to Dean's Blue Hole. Dean's is deeper, has that neck which may be present in Guatemala and some other similarities.

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A trailer for "Breathe" showing some intriguing images from Dean's Blue Hole with candid comments from Bahamian Long Islanders about the sinkhole. Great filming and editing, it even includes a blackout on the surface. Bahamian folk lore is rife with myths surrounding these geologic features going back a long time. Looking forward to seeing the complete film if it as well shot and edited as the trailer. William gives his justification for the risk he takes in deep free diving. Well, the question is poised but no answer comes out before the clip ends.



More in the NY Times article containing this photo at: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/sports/17dive.html
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I was finally able to checkout Dean's Blue Hole for a few hours recently. This is the first of many photos from the visit. The scenery there is amazing. This four shot composite was taken with a GoPro HD2.
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William Trubridge free diving in Dean's Blue Hole has a spot on the upcoming episode of "60 Minutes." It is to air on Sunday 13th January 2013 at 8:00 p.m. EST.


A video preview of the segment appears at the link below:
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50138792n




William breathing up for a dive
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