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April 2014    Download the Entire Issue (PDF) Available to the Public Vol. 29, No. 4   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Bret Gilliam Asks: Can You Get Bent From Freediving?

from the April, 2014 issue of Undercurrent   Subscribe Now

"Most divers would answer 'no.' But there is no requirement that you breathe compressed air from a scuba tank to manifest decompression sickness. The malady is dependent on time and depth, primarily, and therefore expert breath-hold divers can, in exceptional diving circumstances, place themselves within a window of vulnerability."

Read more of Bret's article "Freediving Hazards," which we just posted on our blog at www.undercurrent.org/blog

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