In memory of Patrick Musimu, who passed away on July 21st 2011, we are republishing this article covering Patrick’s 87m Constant Weight World Record by Paul Kotik
July 8, 2008, Ft. Lauderdale - Freediving Instructors and Trainers, the training agency founded and directed by Martin Stepanek, has announced a first-of-its-kind training event, the F.I.T GULFSTREAM INVITATIONAL 2008 FREEDIVING COMPETITION COURSE. This course is designed to give freedivers the very best opportunity to gain a complete competition experience (along with AIDA International World […]
Freediving Editor Paul Kotik finally comes up for air – and a hard-earned insight for students of the art.
Flagler Beach, Florida – A casual fisherman casting from a popular Florida beach has caught and landed a 12-foot, 550 lb. hammerhead shark, further assuaging concerns that inshore populations of the great fish are thin. Details and images here.
Eilat, Israel: Divers of the coast of Eilat these days are witness to the first artificial reef development project in the Red Sea, a project undertaken by the Israel Nature Parks Authority in partnership with the Shunit NGO and university academics. The adjacent Kingdom of Jordan is cooperating with the venture. Details here.
Freediving Editor Paul Kotik from Deeper Blue Central Command in Florida, gathering and reporting field operatives’ dispatches from Dahab.**NEW WORLD RECORD – FRIDAY VIDEO UPDATE**
Washington, DC — World Champion breath-hold diver Martin Stepanek and teammate Niki Roderick are partnering with the ocean conservation group Oceana leading up to their World Record freediving attempts next week. The SONY Free Like No Other event is organized by FIT (Freediving Instructors and Trainers) in partnership with SONY, and will run from August […]
Cornwall, UK – The Sun is reporting ( not on Page 3) sightings of a Great White shark in the waters of Cornwall. Details and images here.