Post Profile

Johanna Under the Ice

Johanna Nordblad is a free diver who specializes in cold water dives. After being injured in a biking accident, her recovery involved ice water baths and she developed an interest in cold water. Ian Derry filmed Nordblad doing a dive for this gorgeous short video. There is no place for fear, no place for panic, no place for mistakes. Under the ice, you need total control of the place, the time, and to trust yourself completely.
read more


Related Posts

Research pours cold water on ice bath recovery theory

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

If the thought of a post workout ice bath is enough to make you shiver, new research will warm your heart. The comprehensive study found cold water immersion after strength training hindered muscle adaptation -- pouring cold water o...

Watch This Record-Breaking Diver Take You Under the Ice

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Johanna Under The Ice - NOWNESS from NOWNESS on Vimeo. “My leg was so badly broken, they thought I might lose it.” So begins this visually hypnotizing short documentary by British director Ian Derry. Surrounded by monochromatic arct...

Johanna Nordblad captured freediving UNDERNEATH a frozen lake

Lifestyle / Travel : Daily Mail: Travel

Johanna Nordblad, from Helsinki, Finland, once nearly lost her leg in a horrific accident but painful ice therapy saved it - now she's a world record-breaking freediver who swims under frozen lakes.

Short film about the world’s best under ice freediver is breathtaking

Aquatic Sports / Swimming : Swimmer's Daily

In this short biopic about Norblad by British director and photographer Ian Derry for Nowness, Norblad talks about how she came across the sport after a horrific bike accident and tried cold water treatment to make sure she didn’t l...

Johanna Under The Ice

Society & Culture / Men's Interest : The Awesomer

NOWNESS and photographer Ian Derry visited freediver Johanna Nordblad, the woman who holds a world record for diving under ice. Her fascination with the frigid, yet peaceful conditions came after she was subjected to ice water treat...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC