Holding Our Breath in Koh Tao (freediving, that is)

“Freediving? I saw a sign for that class and thought it’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard of. I have a snorkel. Why would I pay someone to teach me how to use it?” This from a surfer I was chatting with one evening here on Koh Tao after we mentioned we’d be taking a freediving class for the next two days. It’s a fair question. It doesn’t take much