Ashleigh’s dream of becoming a professional freediver almost ended before it was even a thought. Battling an auto-immune disorder left her physically inactive for most of her childhood. 

Join Ashleigh as she overcomes a traumatic childhood and puts her Architecture career on hold to pursue her dream of becoming a professional freediver. She now experiences another world some rarely get to see, and gains incredible accomplishments along the way.

See more of Ashleigh: – Ashleigh’s handmade jewelry
@deepleigh – Instagram

Documentary by Brian Russell (@takethewaters)

Film Credits:
Brian Russell
Ashleigh Baird
Michael Dornellas –
Igor Liberti

Music Credits: 

“Chill Wave”, “Floating Cities”, “Furious Freak”, “Spellbound”
Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

PROXIMITY- Official Trailer


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