Interview with Josh Humbert
Kamoka Pearls, hyperventilation, visualization for spearfishing and even a severe code brown story! This interview with Josh Humbert has a hell of a lot of nuggets in it and not just brown ones. We discuss his early beginnings in the ocean and encountering a complete lack of information which resulted in a near miss that helped him to take his approach to freediving and spearfishing a little differently. I seriously encourage you to listen into an experienced waterman share some hard won tips and insights in this Noob Spearo Podcast interview.
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Josh Humbert Interview Timestamps
13:00 Josh’s background and early beginnings in the ocean and spearfishing. He caught his first fish at 2 years old!
22:00 Early obstacles – lack of information. Hyperventilating and a near miss
29:45 Most memorable fish
33:05 Portland spearfishing – species, prevailing conditions, issues, and places to go
Hunting technique – bottom time approach on Jacks
49:25 Scariest moment
55:40 Veterans Vault – Visualization for Spearfishing
- What is Visualization?
- How does it apply to spearfishing?
- What are some of the benefits of visualization?
- How do you do it effectively?
- What does your visualization process look like?
- How long do you spend doing this?
66:10 What is funniest moment you’ve had out spearfishing?
70:50 What is in your spearfishing divebag?
72:30 Spearo Q&A – Turbo’s Turds
- What does the spearfishing mean to you in one sentence?
- If you had to start spearfishing all over again, what would you do differently?
- What is the spearfishing destination that you haven’t visited that you would like to?
- If guys are going to dive Tahiti where should they go?
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- On Instagram | Twitter
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