“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is FREE”Jacques Yves Cousteau
Freedive Bootcamp is the creation of Fabian Dittrich. Before becoming a freediving instructor, Fabian travelled around the world for a decade, spent another five years in the hectic startup world of San Francisco and London and then founded his own tech startup helpando.it, which he transformed into one of the worlds first nomadic companies. After being featured in Wired and GQ, Fabian was invited to speak about the future of work at several events around the globe.
During a trip to Mexico in 2016 he found his new passion – Freediving which he describes as “the most life changing thing I have ever done”. He decided to settle down on the untouched peninsula Luštica in Montenegro to pursue and share his newly found passion with others.
“I remember the first time I dove to 12 meters during my first freediving experience in Mexico. When I got back to the surface my life was different. I was calm, focussed and relaxed as I never had been before. Freediving had put me into the absolute here and now. From that moment on I knew Freediving will be a part of my life.
Freediving is everything in one: yoga, meditation, workout and so much fun. When you dive into the dark blue you leave everything behind – there is no noise, there is no traffic, no cars, no people, no emails, no messages, no yesterday and no tomorrow, there is just the now and a feeling of belonging. You learn about yourself, about your limits and your body, about breathing. It makes you wanting to be healthy and for many people who try it becomes a healthy lifestyle.
I want to offer a space here on this beautiful peninsula where people can try freediving while living a healthy lifestyle and enjoy nature, that is why I created Freedive Bootcamp.” – Fabian