Canadian freediver William Winram is on top of the world — or as the case may be at the bottom of the ocean. Today Mr. Winram (perhaps best known for his work to reframe & repair the repuations of sharks) set a new World Record in the freediving discipline of Variable Weight (VWT) at the Sharm Club […]
Yesterday Swedish adventurer Annelie Pompe was set to attempt a Variable Weight deep dive to -130 meters off the coast of Egypt but the marine weather conditions deteriorated enough such that it was not to be. The wind and the waves were not cooperating with the freediver’s plans to set a world record and so […]
Swedish mountaineer and Freediver, Annelie Pompe has announced her intention to break the No Limits (NLT) Women’s Sled Record by diving to 161m in November 2012. The current record has been held by Tanya Streeter for 10 years at 160m. Pompe will first look to retake her Variable Weight (VWT) Women’s record by diving to […]
On a day that saw Austrian Herbert Nitsch fail to reset the World Record in No-Limits (NLT), Russian Freedivers Natalia Molchanova and (her son) Alexey Mochanov have broken World Records in Variable Weight (VWT) and Constant Weight (CWT) respectively. Natalia improved 2m her on her previous World Record in Variable Weight of 125m by hitting […]
Tanya Streeter, the world champion freediver who held the Women’s Variable Weight record for almost 7 years, talks to a locally organised TEDx event in Austin recently. The talk focused on how she redefined her limits and the challenges she faced during her record dives. The full video of her talk is available below or […]
Freediver Michael Cheesman takes the title of “Australia’s Deepest Man” but misses a hat-trick. Read about his recent national record attempts at Sharm el Sheikh. (Details provided by Michael’s inspiring coach, Sara Campbell.)
Contributor Alun George meets the freediving legend.