Thursday, September 24, 2020

Philip Clayton Takes First Place In New Zealand Depth Nationals

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Kiwi freediver Philip Clayton took first place in this year’s New Zealand Depth Nationals, with a pair of strong 55-meter/180.5-foot Constant Weight and Free Immersion dives helping propel him to the top of the leader board.

Clayton also dove to 48 meters/157 feet in the Constant Weight Without Fins discipline.

Second place saw Dallas Jack Hamilton do a 40-meter/131-foot FIM dive, a 31-meter/102-foot CNF dive and a 29-meter/95-foot CWT dive.

Ash King came in third with a 33-meter/108-foot CWT dive, a 30-meter/98-foot CNF dive and a 25-meter/82-foot FIM dive.

On the female side, Tania Rounthwaite won it by default by being the only woman to actually dive. She recorded a 41-meter/135-foot FIM dive and 25-meter/82-foot CWT dive.

Check out the full scores below, and for more information go to the Freedive New Zealand Facebook page.

New Zealand Depth Nationals -- Male Results
New Zealand Depth Nationals — Final Male Results

New Zealand Depth Nationals -- Female Final Results
New Zealand Depth Nationals — Female Final Results

New Zealand Depth Nationals -- Day 1 Results
2018 New Zealand Depth Nationals — Day 1 Results

2018 New Zealand Depth Nationals -- Day 2 Results
2018 New Zealand Depth Nationals — Day 2 Results

2018 New Zealand Depth Nationals -- Day 3 Results
2018 New Zealand Depth Nationals — Day 3 Results

John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. 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.

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