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.
Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and helped grow the site to be one of the largest diving websites around today.
A pair of Russian women this past weekend broke two ice freediving records: one for swimming under the ice and another for static apnea, according to a post on the Russian Freediving Federation's Facebook page.
Czech freediver David Vencl has broken Stig Severinsen’s eight-year-old Guinness record for swimming under the ice.