France to host 2012 AIDA Team Freediving World Championships

AIDA International have announced that the Nice University Club, based in the town of Villefrance-sur-Mer near Nice, France, have been selected to host the 2012 Team Freediving World Championships.

This is the site of the very first World Championships in 1996 and where Claude Chapuis and Roland Specker first discussed the creation of Aida almost 20 years ago.


Stephan Whelan

Stephan is the Founder of 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 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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