On April 25th Michele Tomasi from Italy set a new Italian freediving record in the discipline Dynamic without fins. He swam underwater for 175 meters in a time of 3:04 minutes. Congratulations! Below the video of the dive.
So that’s it! The most successful freediving competition in regards to world records is over. With 6 world records, a load of national records and no blackouts it has been an amazing 9 competition days. Today no new world records, but 4 new national records. Ruyzo and Guillaume Nery both… read more →
Today is the last day of the Vertical Blue competition in Dean’s Blue hole (Bahamas). A lot has happened in the last two weeks, but it’s still not over yet! There are some great announcements once again. William Winram will once again try to attack the constant no fins record… read more →
With all the crazy announced depths for today, it looked like war was coming. In the end William Trubridge stands alone with a new world record in his favorite discipline constant no fins. He managed to do a dive to 95 meters in a time of 3:56 minutes. 95 meters… read more →
During the Moscow Open Cup this weekend, Natalia Molchanova improved her own women’s dynamimc with fins world record. With 225 meters she improved her own record from October 2008 by 11 meters. Natalia, who is 48 years old, remains the dominant freediving woman in the scene with this being her… read more →
Crazy! That’s the only word suitable for the startlist of day 8. With 4 world record attempts this is probably the most ambitious starting list ever. Three attacks to the current constant no fins world record that is just a few days old at 92 meters by William Trubridge. First… read more →
Herbert Nitsch (Austria) broke the Free Immersion record by diving to 120 meters. That’s 4 meters deeper then the previous record which was set a few day ago by William Trubridge. Great competition going on between these athletes and an amazing dive by Herbert! It took him 4:28 minutes of… read more →
Of the 10 performances, 8 freedivers went into the water and performed their dives. Of those 8 everybody reached their depth and 5 national records were set. Even Herbert managed to complete his world record dive, but due to a dropped tag and the search that followed, where he dipped… read more →
Day 6 has started and there will be 10 performances today. 5 national record attempts and 1 world record attempt by Herbert Nitsch. He will try to reclaim the Free Immersion record by diving 2 meters deeper then William Trubridge yesterday. So once again, it will be an exciting day!