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.
William Trubridge has attained his 16th World Record! Pushing his own FIM record to 122m ? (400ft)! We're all so… https://t.co/eFAfYf1oWm
— William Trubridge (@WillTrubridge) April 30, 2016
He did it!!! 16th world record for @WillTrubridge ?????
— VerticalBlue (@Vertical_Blue) April 30, 2016
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