One with the ocean: Documentary on Jacques Mayol to screen alongside freediving competition

  • Jacques Mayol swimming with a dolphin in the dolphinarium of Marseille, France, in 1977. (Bruno Rizzato/Courtesy Photo)
  • Dean's Blue Hole, Bahamas, one of the prime free-diving locations in the world (Daan Verhoeven/Courtesy Photo)
  • Jacques Mayol with his diving team on Elba, Italy, in 1976, just before attempting to break the 100-meter record. (Bruno Rizzato/Courtesy Photo)
  • Jean-Marc Barr.

KAILUA-KONA — Legendary freediver Jacques Mayol could dive hundreds of feet in one, single breath and was fascinated with dolphins and the mysteries of life under the ocean.