So I’m out for the holidays. No special updates or anything else to happen. No competition or record attempts scheduled, so finally some vacation! Whoo hoo! Maybe time for some water again? If the weather permits it and shows some sunlight then maybe I’ll try out the freezing Dutch water.… read more →
AIDA International just published their top ten list for Constant, Static and Dynamic. You can see it here. As AIDA doesn’t really archive news in a good way, I made a copy in this post if you read further.
In the days after the WC Canadian freediver William Winram tried to break the constant no fins record by doing a 83 meters dive, but finally due to stupid and strange mistake William didn’t get the opportunity to try to break the record. Too bad for him, it appears that… read more →
Today, the day after the WC, Herbert Nitsch from Austria broke the 9 minute barrier by doing a 9:04 min static for an official world record. He did it clean and made it look easy. Congrats to Herbert, and finally proof that Tom Sietas can still be beaten. This must… read more →
Finally I found some results from the competition that will go into history as the worst organized freediving competition ever. That’s of course an accomplishment by itself. I understood that if the judges and some other guys like Kirk Krack didn’t work their ass of the championship would have been… read more →
Just heard news that the first competition day is postponed until tomorrow, for 24 hours, due to the bottom plate braking in half. Doesn’t sound good at all! They already delayed the competition this morning for 2 hours because of logistical problems and this comes onto the big pile of… read more →