/ 20 July 2021

Under the sea

World freediving records have been broken at a competition in the Bahamas. One to call out is Slovenian superstar Alenka Artnik who went down 120 metres and was back up in 3 minutes and 28 seconds. Mind (and lung) blowing…

While in the water, there’s one encounter you’d hold your breath for… But according to experts, that sort of reaction to sharks is fed by a negative narrative. Think ‘shark accident’, not ‘shark attack’…

Also wreaking havoc underwater and throwing another spanner in the Tokyo Olympics’ works are some oysters. It’s one thing to have to pay $1.7 million to repair the damage, but not being able to eat the popular delicacy worth tens of thousands of dollars? That’s just cruel…

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