Some of us look at a frozen lake and see an inky blackness that should be avoided at all costs. But there are others who look at that layer of ice and see an opportunity to explore an obscure world, both in the lake and within themselves.
After cutting a hole into the surface, these freedivers lower themselves into the darkness of the waters below, and with just one breath in their lungs, they dive; pushing their bodies and minds to blissful extremes as they float under a frozen ceiling.
Surely, there has to be a pay off to doing something this extreme. Let’s dive in with them and see what drives them to these waters, shall we?