Thursday, July 29, 2021

John Liang

John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

Dates For 2014 Shark Showdown Photo Week Set

Bimini Sands and Neal Watson’s Hammer Headquarters have announced that their “2014 Shark Showdown Photo Week” will take place from February 22 to March 1, 2014. Underwater shutterbugs will have...

DEMA and Rock Band Youngblood Hawke Team Up To Make Anti-Shark Finning Commercial

In September, the Dive Equipment & Marketing Association and Los Angeles-based rock band Youngblood Hawke teamed up to film a television commercial aimed at boosting awareness of the devastating...

Croatian, Bulgarian Freedivers Take Top Male And Female Honors At 2013 Sofia Freediving Cup

Croatian freediver Goran Colak and Bulgarian freediver Viktoria Danova each won all three men's and women's respective disciplines at the 2013 Sofia Freediving Cup this week. Colak came in first...

Stig Severinsen Sets A New Guinness World Record, Swims 250 Feet Under Ice Without Fins Or Wetsuit

Four-time Danish World Champion freediver Stig Severinsen announced this week that he had achieved a new Guinness World Record by swimming 250 feet (76.2 meters) underwater -- without fins...

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...

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...

DeeperBlue.com To Be The Official Media Partner Of One Breath Jamboree

DeeperBlue.com is proud to be named the official media partner of the One Breath Jamboree taking place during October 2013 in Indonesia. The One Breath Jamboree is a meeting of...

Exclusive Interview With New Guinness Record Holder Stig Severinsen

Last week, four-time Danish World Champion freediver and "Breatheology" innovator Stig Severinsen achieved a new Guinness World Record by swimming 500 feet (152.4 meters) underwater below one-meter-thick ice on...

Stig Severinsen Sets A New Guinness World Record, Swims 500ft Under The Ice

Four-time Danish World Champion freediver Stig Severinsen announced this week that he had achieved a new Guinness World Record by swimming 500 feet (152.4 meters) underwater below one-meter-thick ice...

New Underwater Glider Ready For ‘Test Flights’

A new underwater glider is past the design stage and ready for production, according to its inventor. Glenn Faires, owner of Golden Rock Dive Center on St. Eustatius, first introduced...

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