The final video of the last 3 days of the 9 day Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 competition has been published. Duncan Brake and Jillian Morris of OceanicAllStars have released their third and final video of the competition. You can view the video below or on YouTube.
All the athletes are home, the staff and volunteers have cleared up and Suunto Vertical Blue is over for another year. We take a look back over the competition with some of the stunning photos from photographer Daan Verhoeven who yet again delivered the most amazing photos for us to enjoy. Take a look below […]
My husband and I filmed Suunto Vertical Blue in 2010 and were thrilled to be invited back to film this year’s event. Dean’s Blue Hole offers a stunning backdrop for arguably one of the most beautiful sports in the world. Divers from around the world travel here for competition, camaraderie and a true feeling of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 DeeperBlue.com‘s comprehensive coverage […]
We’re half way through the second act of Suunto Vertical Blue 2015 with Day Five completed. Strong performance continue with four new National Records being set in Free Immersion (FIM) during Saturday’s performances at Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas. Weather and dive conditions were perfect with the water looking like glass. First up was […]