Episode 50
Freediving.
Host Nono MartĂ­nez Alonso and Jose Luis GarcĂ­a del Castillo on the mindfulness of breath-hold diving and being deep underwater, best practices, equipment, and techniques, equalizing your middle ear pressure, scuba versus freediving, and recommendation systems.
July 14, 2021
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Episode Notes

Host Nono MartĂ­nez Alonso and Jose Luis GarcĂ­a del Castillo on the mindfulness of breath-hold diving and being deep underwater, best practices, equipment, and techniques, equalizing your middle ear pressure, scuba versus freediving, and recommendation systems.

Before parting ways at the boarding gate, Jose Luis and I captured our first impressions after a week of freediving classes; what we learned, what we loved, and things we thought we knew but didn't.

Big thanks to Paco González Castro, Biaggio Alessandro Picardi, Fernando, and Georgia for an unforgettable week.

Nono MartĂ­nez Alonso hosts the Getting Simple podcast, sketches things that call his attention, writes stories about enjoying a slower life, and records live streams and tutorials on creative coding and machine intelligence.

Jose Luis GarcĂ­a del Castillo y LĂłpez is an architect, educator, and Doctor of Design in Technology by the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he teaches Computational Design. He runs a weekly Computational Design Live Stream at ParametricCamp.


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Outline

  • Intro. [0:00]
  • Freediving is a sport. [1:48]
  • Benefits of putting safety and technique first. [3:52]
  • Equalizing. [5:52]
  • Scuba vs Freediving. [7:55]
  • Otovent. [8:42]
  • Shout outs. [11:24]
  • Exercises. [12:03]
  • Being deep underwater. [14:03]
  • Equipment. [18:40]
  • How did we end up here? [21:57]
  • Wrapping up. [24:15]

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