If I ever had a new aria to learn I would listen to Gedda first in order to make sure I was “doing it right.”
Garrett Harris 4 p.m., Feb. 27
Video posted October 8, 2013
I started to get dizzy, started to see lights
San Diego spear fishermen of today come from a lineage that began in the ’30s, with the Bottom Scratchers of La Jolla. Today there are less fish but the equipment is superior. Nevertheless, it’s easy to drown when a big sea bass takes you for a ride through a kelp ball.
A first-person view of the end of a day spent free diving off the coast of San Diego, including the disarming process for a rubber-band speargun.
Ryan and Volker talk about watching a blue whale feed and free diving nearby.
A first-person view as Ryan swims with a blue whale at a safe distance.
Ryan and Volker discuss the process of free dive spearfishing. Ryan relates the story of his largest catch, a 50-pound white sea bass, which was also his closest brush with death.
Michael Timm from Dive America explains basic the methods and equipment used in free diving.