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

[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 […]

Freediving Planet to Host Guillaume Nery Freediving Clinics in Philipines

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Freediving Planet, the Freediving School based on Cebu Island in the Philippines, has announced that Guillaume Nery will be working with them to host a 3 day Freediving Clinic between 17th – 20th October 2014. The Early Bird booking price of €700 is available till 15th July and includes: Welcome pack 3 full days of […]

[VIDEO] CMAS Freediving in Venezula

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This week’s video shows that Freediving is very much alive and well in Latin America.  Filmed by Orlando Lopez at a CMAS event in Caracas (Venezula) this beautiful black and white video reminds us why we love Freediving. Got a great video to share? Feel free to contact us. What is Video of the Week? Our aim is […]

[VIDEO] Carlos Correa – Colombian 68m National Record in Free Immersion

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Colombian Freediver, Carlos Correa recently set a new National Record in Free Immersion (FIM) by diving to 68m in the 2014 Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition in Roatan, Honduras.  You can see the record breaking dive in the video below.