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First Hawai’i Cup Of Freediving Event Announced

The dates for the first US Freediving Federation and CMAS-sanctioned freediving competition in the USA have been announced.

The 2018 Hawai’i Cup of Freediving will take place in Hawai’i August 24-27, 2018. The event currently has 13 registered athletes including three females and is looking to attract more participants. According to the event creators this is a more “chilled” depth competition that is aimed at attracting new participants than it is at attracting the international elite freedivers. The event features include:

  • 25-strong support crew.
  • A depth limit of 75m/~246ft
  • Competition entry fees of US$125/~€110/~£98

Interestingly since this is the first USFF and CMAS competition, the deepest dive in every category will qualify as a US national record.

There is also space for more support crew for the event. Support crew members will benefit from free safety training, and complimentary access to the U.S. premiere of “Dolphin Man,” as well as the main event’s after party.

You can find more information and sign up for the competition here.

You can sign up as a support crew member here.

First Hawai'i Cup Of Freediving Event Announced
First Hawai’i Cup Of Freediving Event Announced
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for