Is Pipin Ferreras Going for a new No Limits Freedive Record?

Following on from rumours that actor Jason Statham is going to play Pipin Ferreras in the movie version of “The Dive”, a picture has surfaced online that seems to indicate Pipin is going to go for a new World Record in No Limits (NLT) Freediving.

No Limits is the discipline of Freediving where a diver rides a weighted sled down to depth and is assisted up to the surface, like the recent record attempt where Herbert Nitsch was injured whilst attempting a 800ft/244m dive.

Unconfirmed sources have indicated that Pipin may well be trying for 250m which would significantly exceed his previous No Limits Freediving record of 170m in 2003.


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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.


    •  It’s been known for awhile now – Atleast among those who know Pipin.  Pipin has met and spearfished with Jason Statham on more than one occasion -There are pics out there. He’s also met with Salma Hayek – I don’t know if she’ll be playing Audrey – But that was the purpose of the visit before she became pregnant awhile back, James Cameron was along then too. I don’t know if Pipin will make the 250m mark – But I can almost guarantee he’s gonna take the record for No Limits – He’s hungry, he’s been training hard, he wants this like no one ever has wanted it. I wish him well!

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