Herbert "Flying Fish" Nitsch sets 3 new Freediving World Records

DeeperBlue.com has received reports from AIDA Interntional that Austrian Freediver Herbert Nitsch has set three new World Records in Freediving.

Herbert is reported to have set a Variable Weight record to 142m; a Free Immersion record to 112m, and a Constant Weight (CWT) record to 123m on Tuesday 8th December 2009 at the Dean’s Blue Hole in the Bahama’s – scene of the recent AIDA Freediving Worldchampionships. (all records are currently pending doping tests)

Herbert Nitsch - December 2009 WR

Photo: AIDA International

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An active ocean advocate, VP of U.S. Freediving, a multi-agency dive instructor, PFI Safety Supervisor and AIDA judge, Francesca also serves as the Editor-At-Large here at DeeperBlue.com. You can usually find Francesca diving in the kelp, hanging out at the Farallones with sharky friends, or trying to improve upon her own PB's.

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