Wayan in Moorea, French Polynesia

A while back, I stepped waayyy out of my comfort zone. I plucked up the courage to ask a well known freediver a favour. I asked Guillaume Nery from my freediving club if he would mind taking some books to the next place he visits. He agreed. I immediately felt bad about asking a favour …

Wayan in Egypt – Arabic

Connection My emotional connection to Egypt dates back to 1999. I learnt to scuba dive in Hurghada, Egypt in 1999. After that, I worked in Lahami Bay in 2005. Later, I did my AIDA 2 and 3 in Dahab, with Freedive Dahab back in 2011. My memories are incredibly positive, thanks to the kindness and …

A yoga mat made from wetsuits?!

In 2016, I wrote about a yoga mat made from recycled wetsuits in an article about sustainable Christmas presents: the Suga Yoga mat. At the beginning of 2018, I bought the C2G mat for my partner (C2G means Cradle to Grave). I LOVED the concept behind it, and since I’ve used quite a few wetsuits …

Freedivers kick butt!

As freedivers, we see a lot of pollution in and around our favourite playground. It is impossible to see and NOT act. On Sunday, a small group of freedivers decided to kick butt! We collected more than four litres of cigarette butts on the site designated for the AIDA World Cup 2019 Athletes Village in …