Nate started freediving in 2015, taking multiple PFI courses from Ren & Ashley Chapman, Ted Harty, and Jessea Lu; and would later become an Instructor for both PFI and SSI. He currently an Intermediate Instructor, teaching classes in Northern Virginia through his company Blue Alchemy Freediving.
Since 2017 Nate has been actively attending freediving competitions as an athlete representing the US. Nate joined USA Freediving in 2017, and was nominated to join the USA Freediving Board in 2020 as the Member-At-Large. In his role he will serve as the board’s liaison for Team USA and recreational Freedivers.