The Diveye camera system used to live-stream the OriginECN Vertical Blue Freediving Competition has experienced technical issues around the internet connection broadcasting the event to the public watching globally on Facebook.

Fans around the world have been watching live as elite athletes have been smashing freediving National and World Records.

The live broadcast was back online briefly during session 2, after missing session 1 of the final day. However soon after the feed went offline again.

When the outage first occurred the team posted the following update on Facebook:

Diveye experienced issues on Day 9
Diveye experienced issues on Day 9

The first session saw Sayuri Kinoshita (Japan) break the World Record for women’s Free Immersion (FIM) with a dive to 97m.

DeeperBlue.com will continue to monitor the situation and bring you news from the event.

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. 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 DeeperBlue.com. 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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