If you’re hankering to do a freediving competition this year, registration for Oceanquest Curaçao 2018 is now open.

The October 29th through November 4th, 2018 event will feature the use of an underwater scooter for deep safety, free oxygen for decompression or barotrauma emergencies, a Dyneema very-low-stretch rope for Free Immersion, and a depth training camp beginning October 1st.

The training camp will cover topics like deep equalization, training planning, mental aspects, specific tables and more.

The registration fee is US$750/~648 Euros with the first five athletes to register saving $100.

For more info about safety and logistics at the competition, check out the video below and to register go to oceanquestcuracao.com.

(Photo credit: Laura Babahekian)

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John Liang
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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