Vertical Blue 2014 Begins Tomorrow

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The lines have been stretched, the drills have been run, the flags are being hung and most of the practice dives are under the belt as Vertical Blue 2014 kicks-off tomorrow. Yesterday William Trubridge and his production crew registered an impressive 35 athletes from all around the world. The excitement in the air is palpable […]

The Countdown for Trubridge Begins

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It is T-minus 18+ days for William Trubridge. That is the amount of time he has left in order to prepare, mentally and physically, for his next world record attempt of 102 meters in the freediving discipline of constant weight no-fins (CNF). On December 3rd at Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas, the Kiwi athlete […]

Mateusz Malina Sets World Record in Dynamic No-Fins

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Yesterday in Brno, Czech Republic a World Record was born. Matuesz Malina of Poland achieved a tremendous first for himself and for his country, as he successfully completed a dynamic no-fins dive of 226 meters on a single breath. (Malina, takes the current world record from Croatian Goran Colak, who set the previous record in […]

Guillaume Néry in “The Passage”

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Guillaume Néry is often found in an exotic location, typically underwater, and usually navigating the unknown.  Thus his appearance in a film called “The Passage”, a 52 minute-long documentary, finds him as you might expect exploring the remote Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Take a sneak peek at  the final scene of the new film, as Guillaume […]

William Trubridge Announces Vertical Blue 2015

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Anticipation is building for the roster of world-class athletes who will descend upon Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas this November to test their mental & physical limits in freediving.  Over 36 athletes from 19 countries in 5 continents will brave new depths between November 27 through Dec 5, 2014. The annual elite freediving competition […]

Natalia Molchanova Sets New Pool World Record at 2014 AIDA Team Freediving Championships

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Russian freediver Natalia Molchanova is no stranger to world records; she is the most decorated athlete in competitive freediving ever with over 40 World Records (WR) under her belt. Today Natalia Molchanova added another competition best when she swam a distance of 237 meters underwater in a dive time of about three minutes and :30 […]

Bad Weather Changes Freediving Schedule at World Championships

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Rough seas and big swell have the freediving organizers in Sardinia scrambling to reschedule constant weight dives. Due to some unexpected bad weather the schedule for the 2014 AIDA Team World Championships has been changed to the following: THURSDAY Sept 18th will now be a DAY OFF FRIDAY Sept 19th will now be an official TRAINING […]