Thursday, October 1, 2020

Freediving World Series To Launch In 2020


The Freediving World Series will kick off in 2020, with plans for events in the waters off all five inhabited continents featuring the world’s top athletes vying for the title of deepest woman and man.

The competition will start off in May with the Caribbean Cup in Honduras, followed by Vertical Blue in the Bahamas in June, then Kalamata, Greece in September, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt in November and Panglao, Phillipines the following March of 2021.

Freediving World Series To Launch In 2020
Freediving World Series To Launch In 2020

The Freediving World Series is a joint venture project between Vertical Blue and the World Underwater Federation (CMAS).

For more info, check out the Vertical Blue Facebook page or watch the video below.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at 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.


  1. Heh, thanks! It was at a hotel pool, but can’t remember the name. Took place 15 years ago. It was also mainly for the press conference, so I’m not sure if that hotel would allow dive training. Cheers!


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