Thursday, November 30, 2023
FreedivingSuunto and AIDA renew sponsorship deal

Suunto and AIDA renew sponsorship deal


AIDA International have announced that they have renewed their sponsorship agreement with Suunto.

AIDA has the ability to use qualified, custom- made, Suunto D9 depth gauges in the upcoming World Championships and also in any future world record attempts and competitions.

AIDA will also receive rash guard shirts for judges and the rights to use the exciting new “Suunto Movescount” functionalities integrated at AIDA website ( or — Competitive — Aida in Suunto Movescount).

Kimmo Lahtinen, AIDA President, also announced a new direct communication chanel into Suunto for AIDA competition organisers to be able to help facilitate discussions on agreements for specific competitions.

Suunto President Mikko Moilanen commented on the renewed parternship:

“Accurate and reliable depth measurement in the freediving World Record attempts and World Championships is a must, and we are very proud that AIDA has again chosen Suunto dive computers as the official depth gauges in these events.

Our 75 year long heritage in manufacturing sports instruments combined with our new on-line diving community; offer all freedivers around the world the best possible tools in their sport.”

Stephan Whelan
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 lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.