De profundis for freedivers who pushed life to the limit
Sport; One Breath: Freediving, Death and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits; By Adam Skolnick; Corsair, €20
As Mevoli rose to the top of his chosen sport, he expressed strong opinions about the philosophy behind it. “Emotions can be a great detriment to the freediver,” he wrote on his blog in May 2012. “Water is acceptance of the unknown, of demons, of letting go and allowing yourself to flow freely with it. Never lie to the water because you are only lying to yourself.”
Sadly, Mevoli ended up breaking his own cardinal rule....
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