"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.

Music by Henrik Johannessen
Filmed at Canyon, in Dahab, Egypt
Safety divers: Sun Young Kim & Diana Garcia Benito
Logistics by Dahab Freedivers
Filmed on breath hold by, Alchemy partner, Daan Verhoeven



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