Spearfishing and Freediving

Spearfishing and Freediving Podcast Episodes

Being under water on a breath is pure freedom for some. Whether hunting fish or pushing their limits of time and depth under water, the stories from spearos and freedivers are amazing and inspiring.

Episode 8: David Ochoa

David Ochoa and Being in the Pursuit In Episode #8 of This Ocean Life podcast we speak with David Ochoa, accomplished spearfisherman and co-creator of the amazing film, Aqua Negra. David shares his stories of growing up in Portugal and learning to spearfish in the Azores while pursuing a university degree in film making. We...

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Episode 7: Morgan Hoesterey

Morgan Hoesterey and a Life of Play in the Ocean In Episode #7 of This Ocean Life podcast we speak with Morgan Hoesterey, an incredibly strong and talented woman of the ocean who has built an amazing ocean life. Morgan shares stories from her 10 years of competing in the Molokai 2 Oahu paddle board race,...

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Episode 6: Lidija Lijic

Lidija Lijic and a Breathless Life In Episode #6 of This Ocean Life podcast we speak with Lidija Lijic, an amazing athlete who has earned multiple world freediving records while enjoying adventures around the world. Lidija shares her passion for freediving and pushing personal limits, both physical and mental, to achieve amazing goals including the high...

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Episode 5: Amadeo Bachar

Amadeo Bachar and the Intersection of Ocean and Art In this episode we talk with Amadeo Bachar, a man of the ocean who has carved out an amazing life in the water spearing, surfing, fishing while building his professional life out of the water drawing and painting ocean imagery. Amadeo shares his stories of growing up in...

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Episode 4: Dave Benet

Dave Benet and the Many Dimensions of an Ocean Life In this episode we talk with Dave Benet, an extremely accomplished man of the ocean who has built an ocean resume that I myself dream of having. Dave shares his stories of training the next generation of marine scientist divers in the cold, sharky waters...

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Episode 1: Nick Franco

Nick Franco and Molokai 2 Oahu on His Own Hand-shaped Paddle Boards In both 2016 and 2017 Nick Franco won his division in the Molokai 2 Oahu world paddleboarding championships on prone boards that he made himself. In this inaugural podcast episode, Nick Franco shares his stories about becoming a world class athlete in the...

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