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 DeeperBlue.com for further updates from Deans […]

[VIDEO] Suunto Vertical Blue 2013

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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 […]

Althetes and Crew Pay Tribute to Nick Mevoli

Nick Mevoli Tribute 1

The athletes and crew involved in the Suunto Vertical Blue gathered at the competition venue, Dean’s Blue Hole, to pay tribute to Nick Mevoli who tragically passed away during the competition on Sunday.  The assembled group cried, told stories, held hands, sang, and dived according to a post on the groups Facebook Page. Photos © Lia […]

Suunto Vertical Blue – Day Five Competition Dives Cancelled

Ren Chapman Suunto Vertical Blue

Organisers at the Suunto Vertical Blue competition have announced that the 5th day of the competition has been cancelled due to severe weather making dives impossible. “Last night one of the most violent cold fronts ever experienced hit the island, with gale force winds and lots of rain. Of course the water in the blue […]