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Suunto Vertical Blue 2012 Comes to an End

The 2012 Suunto Vertical Blue Freediving competition being held at the Blue Hole in the Bahamas has come to an end.  Athletes, event staff and supporters are all making their journeys home and reflecting on the previous 9 days of competition.

The statistics for this competition make amazing reading and goes to prove that Suunto Vertical Blue 2012 was the Freediving competition of this year if not in the history of Freediving competitions.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Athletes made 252 individual performances
  • Total amount of diving during 9 days was 45 hours
  • Not a single delay in any dive starting
  • There was a live audio feed broadcasting from a Freediving event for the first time.
  • There were 65 national records and 2 world records!

The champions of the 2012 Suunto Vertical Blue competition were:

Women:

Men:

 

Photo Courtesy of Vertical Blue

The final full results for the women were:

and the final men’s results were:

DeeperBlue.com congratulate all the athletes and organizers on an amazing competition and look forward to next years!

 

Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelanhttps://www.deeperblue.com
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 lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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