We’ve just heard breaking reports from Deans Blue Hole in the Bahamas that on Saturday April 30th at the Vertical Blue 2016 event in the Bahamas, William Trubridge set a new World Record by diving to an incredible depth of 122m / 400ft in the Free Immersion (FIM) discipline.

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This record beat his previous World Record depth of 121m set in 2011 at Deans Blue Hole and is his 16th World Record.

You can read our full story and catch up with William in our piece – #?VB2016? William Trubridge – A World Record in Pictures.

Photos by Daan Verhoeven

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Stephan Whelan
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 passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup DeeperBlue.com. When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.

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