Freediving

FreeDiving is the sport of breath-holding or Apnea. There are many types of FreeDiving including Static, Dynamic, Constant Weight, Free Immersion, Variable Weight and No Limits. Read more about FreeDiving here at DeeperBlue.com

Andrea Zuccari Breaks Italian No Limits National Record with 175m Dive

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Italian Freediver Andrea Zuccari has achieved a new National Italian record in No-Limits (NLT) by diving to 175m on Friday 25th in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.  Incredibly Zuccari used a normal freediving mask rather than a typical set of fluid googles and noseclip which makes him the deepest man ever to freedive with a mask. […]

[VIDEO] Freediving the Arch at the Dahab Blue Hole

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This week’s video is an old favourite from back in 2007.  World Champion Freediver William Trubridge freedives the arch at 55m in the Blue Hole in Dahab, Egypt. Got a great video to share? Feel free to contact us. What is Video of the Week? Our aim is to showcase one video every week that shows off the […]

Issue 3 of Freedive Magazine Now Available

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The third issue of Freedive Magazine, the quarterly digital Freediving Magazine is out now. Issue 3 is packed full of freediving stories, training tips and adventures from around the world. Including freediving with the Moken, life as an underwater photographer, freediving in Greece, equalisation tips from Linda Paganelli, pilates for freediving training video by Lousia […]

[VIDEO] Just One Breath – MABUL 2014

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This week’s video is the extended cut of the Malaysian Record attempts in Mabul, Borneo.  Entitled “Just One Breath” and created by the talented crew at Sea Dragons it shows a great example of team work, spirits and fun that can be had by Freedivers and their support crew as they break three National Records. Got […]

Mermaid Linden Reaches Kickstarter Campaign Goal

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Children’s ocean “edutainer” and swimming safety advocate (and DeeperBlue.com Friend & Contributor) Mermaid Linden has reached her Kickstarter goal to fund a second season of her popular “Mermaid Minute” web series. A very excited Mermaid Linden tells DeeperBlue.com: Today is a mermaid milestone in my life as a children’s ocean educator. I am overwhelmed in […]

A Discussion with James Nestor Author of Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves

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James Nestor is a San Francisco-based author who just recently published a book titled “Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves.” In it, he describes attending a freediving competition in Greece, learning how to free dive from Eric Pinon of Performance Freediving International and Ted Harty of Immersion Freediving, discovers how humans’ heartbeats […]

US Freediving Announce Team USA 2014

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US Freediving have announced the selection of the USA Freediving Team. The team consists of four male and four female athletes. Selection was based on application from athletes with performances from International Ranking List freediving competitions within the last eighteen months. The team will be representing the United States at the AIDA World Team Freediving […]

Rebecca Coales Takes UK Freediving Record

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A long-standing UK female dynamic with fins (DYN) freediving record has finally been broken. On Saturday, July 6, 2014 at the Life Leisure, Grand Central 50 meter Pool in Stockport Rebecca Coales succeeded in doing something that no one has been able to do for the past five years: swim far enough horizontally on a […]