"January 2013 was a turning point in my life! Upon spending 5 years in an inferno of pain and strong medication caused by psoriatic arthritis, I found that freediving was my path to a fighting and fantastic version of myself. I transformed from a damned cripple into a fantastic athlete who could show his kids and surroundings that where there is a will there is also a way. I found equanimity, self-worth and a positive outlook on life with my new sport. I never would have discovered my exceptional gift for freediving had it not been for my damn arthritic condition. That alone has changed my world view from a perspective of limitation to a view of endless potential"!
Fast-forward a few years later, outstanding freediver Stig Pryds explains why he loves doing what most people would think is very, very scary.
Read More Articles About Daan Verhoeven:
The Deep End
Freediving Content Creators Daan And Carlos Share Their Tips
Mermaids Do Exist After All
A Piece Of Freediving Heaven
Sayuri Kinoshita And Hanako Hirose Explore The Zenobia Wreck
Enter The Sacred Cenotes