I first got into freediving when I was really young. I used to be a competitive swimmer, and I loved trying to swim as far as I could underwater. And then when I was in my early 20s, I finished my degree and went to Thailand to do my scuba diving course. So I did an Apnea Freediving course and started from there.
Free-diving with Tanya Streeter: The Big Blue experience - Telegraph
The year-old freediver and model can swim to depths of ft and uses her skills to promote ocean conservation and education. Linden, from Los Angeles, California, said: My parents are both competitive swimmers. I had a magnetism to the water. Shortly thereafter, I when began training.
I try to distract myself from oxygen cravings by reciting song lyrics, without much success. Matter defeats mind and each time I resurface with remorse that I have not held on for longer. A shade over two minutes 40 seconds is my best compared with Tanya's astonishing record of six minutes 17 seconds. But she seems encouraged by my progress and when she signals that there is time for one last effort, I vow to make it count. In such exotic surroundings, taking a journey back to the domesticity of south-west London is the last thing on my mind.