The golden era of free diving and fish hunting underwater. Wet suits were new, fish were plentiful, hundreds attended competitions. "An experienced free diver always excels underwater beyond the ability of an experienced scuba diver" (said Ron Taylor).
Thursday, 25 February 2016
BLOOD BANK REMINDER + SHARK BITE INTERVIEW
NOTE: in the early 1960s USFA members met at 'the blood bank' in Sydney to make the standard donation ONE PINT OF BLOOD.
The thought of a shark bite being on the mind of spearo's - possibly accentuated by theatre newsreels and tabloid headlines of the era.