Category Archives: Freediving

Minus ten celcius (-10C) is too cold to get naked on a pile of snow

Winter 2013 2014 is especially cold in Montreal… Regardless, last weekend, perhaps due to a form of cabin fever or temporary seasonal insanity, we convinced ourselves spearfishing was a good idea. -10C was an improvement compared to other days of January. Actually any day with temperatures above -15C were celebrated. But, -10C remains way too… Read More »

Off the Hook Extreme Catches aired last Sunday

Off the Hook Extreme Catches, the episode where I bring Eric Young spearfishing under the ice aired on Sunday at 8pm eastern time on Animal Planet! http://www.animalplanet.ca/showpage.aspx?sid=50448 The show is on the Animal Planet website if you are in the US. Outside you may have to download it from a torrent, look for “off the… Read More »

Production of an Episode of Off the Hook, Extreme Catches with Eric Young and me.

Last year I spent a four days on Block Island with Professional Wrestler Eric Young. My challenge was  to prepare him to spearfish at the Race. Obviously, the Race is not a place where you take new freedivers. Actually, no one should dive there given the speed of the current, the darkness of the water, the dept,… Read More »

Fun with TBAR speargun prototype

Here is the Tbar speargun prototype test video. This speargun was built for entertainment value alone. I do believe this sort of off the wall design helps me rethink my spearguns. Spearfishing with this prototype is quite feasible though. I don’t thing spearfishermen would hesitate one second to bring this thing spearfishing. The prototype was… Read More »