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Komodo – A Paradise Under Pressure

Komodo: Paradise Under Pressure In 2017, together with a team of scientists, divers and filmmakers, the Watermen Project team embarked on a quest to study Indonesia’s iconic manta rays and Komodo dragons, and how plastic pollution is threatening their survival. Their underwater skills allowed them to...

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The Journey is the Measure of Success

  October 21 & 25, 2021 Much like in Luc Besson’s movie Le Grand Bleu, William Winram dove in the Red Sea using a weighted sled. But unlike the movie, he swam back to the surface on his own propulsive power with a pair of fins, on...

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Freediving with Great White Sharks

#BeyondTheBlueScreen October 5, 2021 In another #BeyondTheBlueScreen episode, this is part two of a two-part podcast which was recorded in March 2020 at the very beginning of worldwide lockdown. William was a guest on the Unbeatable Mind podcast, hosted by Retired Navy SEAL Commander Mark Divine...

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On Martial Arts & Freediving

#BeyondTheBlueScreen September 27, 2021 In another #BeyondTheBlueScreen episode, this is part one of a two-part podcast which was recorded in March 2020 at the very beginning of worldwide lockdown. William was a guest on the Unbeatable Mind podcast, hosted by Retired Navy SEAL Commander Mark Divine...

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On Breathing, Breath-Hold Diving, and More

#BeyondTheBlueScreen September 15, 2021 Introducing Tales Beyond the Blue Screen, a collection of stories recounted by William Winram recorded during his participation to diverse radio and podcast programs as well as audio snipets from films and videos which he shares with his worldwide audience. Tales...

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The 2013 World Record with 17 Million Views

 A Tremendous Personal Journey Sharm el Sheikh – September 3, 2013 At around 3pm today, William Winram achieved a 145-meter dive in the discipline of Variable Weight (VWT) in the sport of breath-hold diving. Winram dove to the depth of 476 feet aided by a weighted sled...

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Fellow of the Explorers Club

Fellow of the Explorers Club March 10, 2018 William Winram attended his first annual event as a Fellow of The Explorers Club during the TEC's 114th Annual Dinner in New York City. Q: This is pretty exciting news, how did this come about? A: Back in February 2017, I...

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Tales of the Ocean

The Power of Storytelling Back in my high school biology class, one of our terms was focused on marine biology. The test scores for our class typically ranged between 50-88 per cent, not bad, but also not extraordinary. One day I arrived to class to find a...

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Making an Epic Video

Epic footage makes waves On June 4, 2017, we published a one-minute video on Facebook and Instagram. It was an edit from footage filmed a few years prior, showing a large female great white shark and a human lucky enough to be diving along side her....

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10-year anniversary of a historic dive

A Pivotal Moment On June 1, 2007, ten years ago today, I achieved one of the biggest athletic challenges of my life: Swimming through the famous Blue Hole’s Arch in Egypt, on a single breath of air, without fins, breast-stroke style. For those of you who are...

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