“Meet the real life mermaid who swims with jellyfish and can hold her breath under water for up to five minutes
Linden Wolbert travels the world as a full time professional mermaid and uses her custom-made 6ft tail to propel her through the water.
The 32-year-old freediver and model can swim to depths of 115ft and uses her skills to promote ocean conservation and education.
Linden, from Los Angeles, California, said: ‘I grew up as a water baby. My parents are both competitive swimmers.
‘I always looked forward to going to the ocean for our summer vacation. I had a magnetism to the water.
‘I’ve kind of always been a freediver but didn’t realise the sport existed until ten years ago. Shortly thereafter, I when began training.
‘Free diving is 70 per cent psychological. You have to be very calm and at ease in the water.’”