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Celebrate World Oceans Day: These 4 Pinay Freedivers Could Be Real Life Mermaids

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Choose Philippines | Jun 13, 2017

Celebrate World Oceans Day: These 4 Pinay Freedivers Could Be Real Life Mermaids

Do you love the ocean? Are you one of those people who gets the tingly-feeling in a good way, whenever you’re about to go on a trip by the ocean’s shore, or dive into its depths? Relish that feeling as you get your daily fix of saltwater-soaked moments by following these Filipina freedivers from all over the Philippines!

Tara Abrina

Tara is the ultimate #dagatgoals. Apart from being a lover of the sea, Tara is also a marine scientist, founder of “Kapit Sisid” (a project that focuses on marine conservation), and one of the Philippines’ national record holders in freediving. With just a glimpse of her feed in Instagram, one could not help but catch the #freedivingbug (made that word up).

 

Gen Abanilla

Luscious and dreamy, that is how Gen’s feed strikes one’s eyes. This pinay freediver is the co-founder of Seazoned Philippines and travels around PH tropical waters, showing us how it’s done. 

 

MJ Paula

Apart from being one of the best in the Philippine freediving scene, Paula is also a Certified Public Account. Paula is based in the islands of Coron where she shares the sport through teaching while pursuing her passion and love for the sea. 

 

Lakambini Larocque

Being an instructor in Freedive Boracay and also one of the Philippines’ national record holders in freediving, Bing shares her island journey through her awesome Instagram-feed.

 

#freedive #teamfinis @finisswim @finisphil

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Which of these freedivers do you follow on Instagram? Are you a freediver yourself? Share it down in the comment box below and don’t forget to use #ChoosePhilippines on your next #dagat post.


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