F.I.I. To Host Charity Breath-Hold Competition At The Blue Wild Expo

Freediving Instructors International
Freediving Instructors International

Freediving Instructors International (F.I.I.) will be hosting a charity breath-hold competition at the Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo next month.

The competition will take place on Saturday, February 21 at noon at the Nautical Ventures Pool. Thirteen-time World Record Freediver Martin Stepanek and World Record Spearfisherman Cameron Kirkconnell will host the event.

Local certified free divers will go head-to-head in dual-elimination, breath-hold heats. Spectators will be able to participate in a raffle to win prizes like Yamamoto wetsuits, carbon fiber fins, and Bahamian pole spear packages.

“This promises to be an exciting afternoon of entertainment for a great cause,” according to Stepanek.

F.I.I. Freediving Facility FLORIDA FREEDIVERS, Nautilus Spearfishing, Lauderdale Diver, World of Freediving, Austin’s Diving Center, Drift Freediving, IN-SEA Apparel and Freediving Instructors & Consultants are the sponsors of the competition.

All the money raised will go to Dive Wise, to bring attention to the importance of freediving safety awareness.



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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.


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