Interview with Jørgen Jenssen

Todays interview is with Jørgen Jenssen from Norway! An exceptionally successful competitive spearo, he has overcome a serious metabolic disorder which leaves him heavily fatigued all the time. Hear how discovering freediving and spearfishing changed his life and opened him up to a whole new world and how he wants to help change it for others. Learn about the best eating fish in Norway, the best hunts and locations and stories from a spearo that lives and breathes spearfishing! Norway is a bucket list destination for so many people, get an insiders perspective on this dream spearing destination!

If you have any spearfishing gear to donate to Jørgen, contact @ArcticSpearo on Instagram.

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  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:15 Welcome Jørgen!
  • 07:10 Spearfishing changed my life
  • 11:05 Tell us about your disability
  • 16:25 Going from dark winter diving to winning competitions!
  • 21:45 Target species in Norway
  • 23:10 What is your dive process?
  • 25:30 How to read conditions and find fish in Norway

  • 30:10 Dive conditions, wrecks and artificial reefs
  • 35:05 Best fish in Norway
  • 38:05 Struggles learning to dive
  • 40:40 Kelp forest in Norway
  • 45:20 Cold water problems
  • 48:20 Memorable fish

  • 51:55 Favourite species to hunt
  • 53:30 Competitive spearfishing vs lifestyle spearfishing

  • 57:55 Best eating fish in Norway – Tuna of the North!
  • 01:00:35 Shot placement on Coalfish
  • 01:03:20 Spearguns
  • 01:07:00 Scary situations and funny stories
  • 01:15:35 What’s in your dive bag?
  • 01:20:55 Spearo Q&A
  • 01:26:00 Outro

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