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Saturday, March 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Freediving - The Tanya Streeter Experience

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More than a decade ago, in the summer of 2002, I broke my 7th Freediving World Record with a dive to 160m/525ft in the "No Limits" discipline. I would go on to break 3 more WRs, but this one still stands.
I dearly wish it didn't.
Loss of life and serious injuries have resulted in other divers' attempts to go deeper, and a different light has been shed on my sport, and my record. ESPN's "Nine for IX - No Limits" film, aired in the summer of 2013, took an in-depth look at the safety procedures implemented by my team (lead by my husband, Paul Streeter), and those implemented by the team of Audrey Mestre, (lead by her husband, Pipin Ferraras) who died during her WR attempt. She is not alone in this fate, and others who didn't perish remain permanently injured.
We all have limits, we just don't know where they are. To "Redefine Your Limits" is to discover your human potential. I had to hold my breath to find mine, but you don't! This session is part of the brand new SXsports programming at SXSW 2014.

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Paul Streeter

PresidentCamelot Custom HomesI have 37 years of experience in construction during which time my work has taken me from the UK to the Cayman Islands, China and Austin, TX. The only break I took from this career was to manage my wife, Tanya Streeter's, freediving career from 2001-2004... Read More →
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Tanya Streeter

World Record Freediver & EnvironmentalistBorn and raised in the Cayman Islands, and sent to England for boarding school at just 9 years old, Tanya is an independent soul with a passion for adventure. The success of her freediving career, combined with a "media friendly" appearance... Read More →

Saturday March 8, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Driskill Hotel, Maximilian

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