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Echidna
06-16-2015, 12:40 PM
So I found this freediver, who does a 55m dive in goggles (not a diving mask).
You can see the goggles up close toward the end of this short vid.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMR4VHqlvOI

Does someone know what kind of goggles these are?
I NEED them :lol:



The woman has a truly beautiful monofin technique too btw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvOWnl8YCxg

Mermaid Jaffa
06-16-2015, 01:05 PM
I did a search, "freediving goggles"... These could be it too. Scroll to the bottom.
http://www.learn2freedive.com/gary_lowe_freedive_instructor.shtml

Here is a close up... They are a bit pricey.
http://scubagearplus.com/proddetail.asp?prod=LQV.GOGGLES

Echidna
06-16-2015, 01:12 PM
ah no, I didn't even of that xD
Can try!

Now that I think of it, most competitive freedivers use goggles rather than masks, probably because every bit of water resistance counts.
Still, it'd be handy to have squeeze-free diving goggles!
I hate masks...and they always leak for me ack.

Mermaid Jaffa
06-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Maybe you bought the wrong mask. My first goggles (the type with one large eye area instead of two eye cups) did leak a lot, like a waterfall! But once I got the prototype model (not in shops yet), that is made for Asian face, there was very little leakage. Didn't have to empty each time like the previous one.

Echidna
06-16-2015, 05:31 PM
I have a small mask for "ladies", made leaner and smaller than men's masks, and it's still too wide.
Same with all goggles.
The only goggles that don't leak for me is a kid version of Aquasphere.

So I guess I need to look for a children dive mask (and those mostly are cheap pink plastic things :p ).

AptaMer
06-17-2015, 12:05 AM
You can buy a fluid goggles adapter lens, and make your own pair of fluid goggles using ones that fit you right. It costs less money too.

http://www.freedivinginstructors.com/proshop/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=59

Mermaid Jaffa
06-17-2015, 06:02 AM
You can buy a fluid goggles adapter lens, and make your own pair of fluid goggles using ones that fit you right. It costs less money too.

http://www.freedivinginstructors.com/proshop/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=59

Those are so cool! Wish they made them for prescription goggles too. But I suspect the funny lens in the middle would make the wearer of prescription goggles eyesight worse.

Echidna
06-17-2015, 07:03 AM
Thanks!
You're right, it seem to be fluid goggles.

The guys on DeeperBlue say one cannot see much with those, but they probably beat a bulky mask (or not having any xD).
300$ huh.
mmh...

Echidna
06-17-2015, 07:15 AM
I guess this is not the real deal? :p
http://www.amazon.de/Itm-Standard-Each-Acsry-description/dp/B00WVPW9CY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1434539589&sr=8-1&keywords=fluid+goggles

Strange tidbit:
the same product (from the same company) costs 150$ on amazon.com and was previously over 200$.
Must be an error with the price on amazon.de.