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I have pushed limits for so long it’s become a second nature, a habit. It’s fun, developing, thrilling – yes, but sometimes it’s also exhausting. My mind is in one hundred different pieces. Maybe it’s a disorder. Because I cannot say no when a challenge comes up. As soon as I hear or think ”I don’t know if it can be done”, then of course I have to try. Because there’s is… Läs mer

“If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.” ~Ajahn Chah Freediving is like meditation; it’s not so much about acquiring something, but getting rid of something. Freediving is about letting go of most things and holding on to some. If you freedive with a lot of expectations of how it will be, or what you… Läs mer

If you ask me how I am I will usually answer that I’m ok, even if I’m not. Why? I don’t believe in complaining. I think complaining is a negative waste of time and rarely solves anything. Since I  don’t  complain or post ugly photos on facebook, from an outside point of view, It looks like I’m living a dream-life. And don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t want to live any other… Läs mer

One thought is sometimes all it takes. One thought can change everything. I heard one of those thoughts a few days ago again during training. I was freediving down towards the deep blue, freefalling into the void, eyes closed. I was ok. But then I heard it. I never know where it starts; from the discomfort in the mind or emotion of expected weakness in the body from being sick, but it’s… Läs mer

My heart beats for all it’s worth. My chest is burning with fiery lactic acid. The sound of my breath is loud in the surrounding silence. I’m not thinking, I’m just moving as fast as I can. “Faster”, he yells. I glance at my legs and will them to run faster, but they physically can’t move any more than this. Somewhere in the back of my mind there’s a  small voice who… Läs mer