Tuesday, December 1, 2020

New Australian Record in Variable Weight for Ben Noble


Kalamata Greece – a new Australian record for variable weight has just been achieved by Brisbane’s own Ben Noble. President of the Australian Freediving Association and a longtime AIDA Judge and Instructor, Noble successfully rode the sled down to 100 metres and resurfaced with a new national record  — 2 minutes and :28 seconds later at the Mediterranean World Cup.  Ben says his descent took exactly one minute and his return ascent was a “nice, albeit, long swim” of  one minute and :28 seconds.

Ben Noble breaks his own depth record in this discipline, previously set in 2007 in Dahab. It is also of interest to note that Benny also beat his own No-Limits record dive of 80 metres, with this new 100m dive in Variable weight.

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Stay tuned to DeeperBlue for updates to this story and other exciting news coming out of Kalamata.

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Francesca Koehttps://www.deeperblue.com/
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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