Deja Blue 6 – Day One Results and Highlights

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Deja Blue 6 – the annual competition hosted by Performance Freediving International (PFI) – has kicked off in Grand Cayman after 2 weeks of training.  21 Freedivers took to the water and managed great performances in 3 different disciplines – Constant Weight (CWT), Free Immersion (FIM) and Constant Weight No Fins (CNF). As part of […]

What Is Deja Blue 6 With Performance Freediving International

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Twenty Three athletes from Bermuda, Canada, USA, Brazil, China and Chile have gathered in Grand Cayman for the 6th annual Deja Blue competition hosted by Performance Freediving International (PFI).  Part international competition part extensive training camp makes the event unique in the freediving calendar. Kirk Krack from PFI has produced several videos, that you can […]

The Third Deepest Woman in the World: Misuzu Okamoto

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Misuzu Okamoto (née Hirai) has gone where no other female Japanese diver has ever gone before on a single breath. Last week at Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 the petite but powerful freediver accomplished a true personal best performance with a constant weight (CWT) dive to -92 meters in a dive time of three minutes and […]

And the Winners Are…Kinoshita & Trubridge

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It’s been an exacting and exciting nine days at Deans Blue Hole, but today Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 came to an end. The overall winners of this annual freediving competition are Sayuri Kinoshita of Japan and William Trubridge of New Zealand, taking home the gold with 286.96 and 300 total points respectively. The rest of […]

Crowdfunding Campaign Underway For William Trubridge Smartphone Freediving Game

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World Champion freediver William Trubridge has partnered with a New Zealand company to crowdsource the development of a smartphone freediving game. The gameplay in “William Trubridge’s Plunge Free Dive” features exercises and physiological measurements that Trubridge uses while freediving in places like Dean’s Blue Hole and at Vertical Blue (Click here for‘s comprehensive coverage […]