July 21, 2017

This is an amazing story of Kimi Werner, one of the sport's best freedivers. Learn how Kimi's life as a young girl shaped who she is today. It is great advice for all of us as we navigate through our own lives.  

When You Feel the Need to Speed Up, Slow Down
Kimi Werner TEDxMaui
Published on Dec 29, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. We often think of extreme athletes as fast-moving and quick-thinking. Champion freediver and spearfisher Kimi Werner explains how actually, sometimes slowing down is the key to survival in the deep.

Maui born and raised champion spearfisher and freediver, artist and chef-hunter.

At any given time, there’s a good chance you’ll find Kimi Werner packing her bags for a new adventure—on land or in the sea. Whether she’s mingling with people from different cultures, learning about an area’s natural resources or hitching a ride on the dorsal fin of a great white shark, the perennial globetrotter, freediver and spearfisher is always on the move.

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