Today was the opening of the AIDA Team World Championships 2010, which take place in Okinawa, Japan. Now that the competitor list is complete it will be exciting to see which country will win this comp. To get you up to speed, here is the event schedule of this competition:… read more →
Today at the 3rd Meditteranea Freediving World Cup, Natalia Molchanova from Russia broke the 7 year old freediving record in the discipline variable weight. She did this by diving to 125 meters depth, while holding her breath and holding onto a weighted sled that went down a line. At 125… read more →
The AIDA World championship website is updated with the names of all the freedivers attending. Because it is a team competition there has to be 3 people in one men/mixed team or womens team. Teams with only 2 people or less have the disadvantage of missing already the points for… read more →
The First two competition days are over, including an interesting weekend with some sled diving. Unfortunately the feedback about the results are all over the place an not really in a central overview. So let’s see what we can gather from all the noise. Sunday was the day of variable… read more →
In April the US national freediving competition took place on Hawaii. With some great dives, comes some great video footage. Enjoy the video!
The deadline of June 10 has passed for inscribing for the world championships in Okinawa, Japan. At the end of this months it all starts over there. The end of the month… That’s about two weeks to go. And still the website doesn’t show the athletes who are going. At… read more →
I didn’t see this one yet. The video is 10 minutes long and shows some good images of the first ever under ice freediving competition in Oslo last year, the Oslo Ice Challenge 2009. Looks damn cold!
A few days back, on Monday, the 3rd Mediterranean Freediving event has started. The two week freediving event that takes place in the wonderful waters of Greece will host over 60 freedivers from 21 nations and will probably be the largest international freediving competition of this year. Even bigger then… read more →
Today Kerian Hibbs announces on his blog a new specific Blueseventy freediving wetsuit called ‘Descent’. As he tried it out for the first time, he’s now convinced it’s the best freediving wetsuit out there. Some of the details about the wetsuit; It’s a hoodless wetsuit with 2mm super-soft neoprene on… read more →
Tomorrow ends the extended deadline for inscribing for the freediving world championships in Okinawa, Japan. I’m still wondering how many people are going over there, but at least it seems the Japanese are ready for this competition. Really ready! On May 15 & 16 there was the Indoor Cup Tateyama… read more →