Sofía Gómez Uribe Sets a new Colombian Record at Vertical Blue


Today, on the first day of competition, Sofia Gomez Uribe of Colombia decided to go for it. In her first appearance at the “Wimbledon of Freediving” Sofia, the youngest competitor at Suunto Vertical Blue 2015, completed a free immersion (FIM) dive to 67 meters in two minutes and :41 seconds to secure herself a new […]

Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 Starts Today! The In-List

Misuzu Hirai discend

Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 gets underway today!  Comprised of three freediving depth disciplines Constant Weight, Constant No­Fins and Free Immersion (CWT, CNF, FIM respectively) this AIDA judged competition offers the participating athletes six official dives to challenge themselves and their rivals to obtain the coveted Suunto Vertical Blue Championship title. Performances will be filmed on […]

Final Few Athlete Spaces Left For “Wimbledon Of Freediving” Competition


For those of you interested in competing, one of the pinnacle competitions of Freediving is Vertical Blue.  The competition is organised by William Trubridge and is held at Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas. Trubridge has announced on Facebook that there are still 5 place left for the 2015 competition being held between April 27 […]

Alexey vs. William – What it Will Take to Win #VB2014

Vertical Blue Freediving event, Day 6 - competition

It’s all coming down to the wire at Suunto Vertical Blue 2014 between Alexey Molchanov and William Trubridge. The apnea titans are neck and neck with no certain outcome in sight, (other than the fact that they are the two leaders out in front of the rest of the freediving pack.) For anyone who is […]

[VIDEO] Vertical Blue 2014 – Day 4

Safety Team Vertical Blue

The Suunto Vertical Blue #VB2014 competition video for Day 4 has come out with the ladies continue to excel at Dean’s Blue Hole in the Bahamas.  Tomoka Fukuda of Japan sets a new personal best at 86 meters deep, Lena Jovanovic of Serbia triumphant in a dive to 75 meters setting a new Serbian national record, and viewers […]

[VIDEO] Vertical Blue 2014 – Day 3

Alexey Molchanov - Daan Verhoeven

The Suunto Vertical Blue #VB2014 competition video for Day 3 has come out with interviews with Alexey Molchanov of Russia, and Estrella Navarro Holm of Mexico, as well as highlights of Ryuzo Sinomya’s new NR CNF dive for Japan, and a white card Marianna Krupnitskaya of Russia. Stay tuned to for further updates from Deans […]

[VIDEO] Suunto Vertical Blue 2013


This week’s video is by the inspiring and talented Daan Verhoeven who shot and edited this video taken from the Suunto Vertical Blue 2013 Freediving competition.  He has kindly dedicated it to Nicholas Mevoli. Got a great video to share? Feel free to contact us. What is Video of the Week? Our aim is to showcase one video […]

AIDA International Announce Antero Joki to Lead Nick Mevoli Accident Review

AIDA International Logo Large

AIDA International, the international Freediving Federation that was ratifying the dives during the recent Suunto Vertical Blue competition, has announced that their Technical Officer Antero Joki will lead the organisations investigation into Nick Mevoli’s death whilst attempting a 72m dive. Mevoli’s death was the first fatality in 20 years of competition Freediving under AIDA rules […]