Natalia Molchanova Snags Another World Record

Natalia Molchanova CNF Record May 2014

Russian super-freediver Natalia Molchanova has set another World Record in Dahab, Egypt.  Diving to a depth of 70m Constant Weight No Fins (CNF) in 3min 30sec on the 15th May, she broke her previous record of 69m set in Kalamata, Greece in 2013. Natalia currently holds the Women’s world record in all disciplines apart from […]

On Sharks and Sleds — an interview with World Record-Holder William Winram

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Several months ago  William Winram set a new world record in the freediving discipline of Variable Weight (VWT) – watch the video of his 145 meter record-setting sled dive below. Since then he’s been quite busy promoting shark conservation in general, and an IMAX film, Great White Sharks, which seeks to do the same by revealing […]

[VIDEO] Goran Colak 225m Dynamic No Fins World Record


This week’s video is to celebrate the recent 225m Dynamic No Fins (DNF) Freediving World Record set by Croatian Goran Colak. Got a great video to share? Feel free to contact us. What is Video of the Week? Our aim is to showcase one video every week that shows off the best (or just plain interesting) about Freediving, Scuba […]

Croatian Freediver Goran Colak Set New Dynamic No Fins World Record

Goran Colak 225m DNF

30 year old Croatian Freediver Goran Colak has added to his collection of National and World Records with a 225m swim in Dynamic No Fins (DNF) on Thursday.  The swim was completed in 4 mins 30 sec and the surfacing protocol was particularly strong and completed in only 7 seconds. This record improves on the […]

Suunto Vertical Blue 2013 Kicks Off This Weekend


This Saturday the highlight of the international freediving circuit will begin  — the 2013  Suunto Vertical Blue. 36 athletes from 16 countries have already arrived on Long Island, joining dual world record holder and event host William Trubridge, to compete in an annual competition that will take place at Deans Blue Hole, Bahamas over the […]

Croatian Freediver Goran Colak Breaks Guinness World Record For Longest O2-Aided Breath Hold


Croatian freediver Goran Colak this past weekend broke the Guinness World Record for the longest pure oxygen-aided breath hold at 22 minutes and 30 seconds. According to a post on Colak‘s Facebook page: Crazy evening today, main square in Zagreb, with rain and cold weather, I manage to hold my breath on pure O2 for […]

New Spearfishing World Record Set By 17 Year Old


Seventeen-year-old Alli Penovich of Cocoa Beach, FL last month set a new spearfishing world record in the women’s speargun division while freediving, harvesting an 11.4 pound (5.2 kg) northern red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus. Her father Joe Penovich, brother Daniel Penovich, grandfather Frank Penovich and family friend Zack Spurlock witnessed the feat. On August 23, Alli Penovich went […]

Alexey Molchanov Triumphantly Ascends with a World Record in Kalamata


Alexey Molchanov is finally an official “World Champion“. The Russian freediver well known for his disciplined technique and physical prowess, demonstrated his undeniable mental strength today as well by setting a new world record of 128 meters constant weight (CWT) at the 2013 AIDA world championships – despite deteriorating conditions. Alexey’s official dive time was […]