Winners of the 6th Annual Great Northern Freediving Comp

Matej 1st Place International Male Photo Credit Daan Verhoeven

Last weekend the 6th annual Great Northern freediving competition was held at Lifestyle Fitness Aquatic Center in Liverpool. Organized by Steve Millard the event also served as the British Freediving Association’s national pool championships. The performances at the Great Northern never disappoint and this year was no different with fourteen different countries participating. Keeping in tradition, national […]

Atomic Aquatics Releases New Venom Frameless Mask


Atomic Aquatics‘ latest dive mask, the Venom Frameless Mask, is now available, the company announced recently. The Venom Frameless adds to the company’s current line of masks including the Venom, Frameless, and SubFrame models, which allows more options for different face sizes. The mask sports what the company calls a “Gummi Bear UltraSoft” silicone face […]

Umberto Pelizzari and Apnea Academy Train The Next Generation Of Freediving Instructors

Umberto Pelizzari Underwater Apnea Academy

In its 20th year of operation, Apnea Academy continues its important role in training and teaching future instructors. The next 7 day Apnea Academy Instructor Course in English is from the 26th of April – 2nd of May, final dates to be confirmed shortly, in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. The course will cover topics of relaxation, breathing, […]

Georgina Miller Breaks Previous British Women’s Static Record

Georgina Miller UK National Static Record 2015

British National Records are falling at the The Great Northern International Pool Competition in Liverpool, UK this weekend.  Following on from John Moorcroft’s 176m Dynamic No Fins (DNF) National Record yesterday, Georgina Miller has also bested her previous British National Record by holding her breath for 6min 33sec today.  This improved on her previous record, […]

First Female UAE Freediving Champion Announced

Freedive UAE Hadeya waiting for judges decision

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) held it’s first official AIDA sanctioned Freediving Competition on 21st March.  Held at the British School Al Khuhairat – Abu Dhabi the competition featured Static (STA) and Dynamic (DYN) pool disciplines and had competitors from across the Emirates as well as Finland, Russia and Jordan. The first ever female UAE […]

British Dynamic No Fins Freediving Record Broken At First Day Of The Great Northern Competition

John Moorcroft 176m DNF British Record

The first day of the The Great Northern International Pool Competition in Liverpool, UK has seen some great performances from the competitors but none so more than John Moorcroft who managed to set a new British Dynamic Apnea No Fins (DNF) British Record, in the opening moments of the competition, with a 176m swim.  Moorcroft […]