Vertical Blue, the event known as the “Wimbledon of freediving”, has wrapped for another year.  Whilst Deans Blue Hole is now quiet, we sat down with competition photographer Daan Verhoeven to find out his top photos from the competition. Take a look below at what we believe are the 25 Most Amazing Photos from Suunto Vertical Blue 2017.

Divine descent.more
Alessia's joy.more
Scenes from the platform.more
He may have lost his tag but he won the competition.more
Making peace with the whole of the hole.more
Letting the sunlight in.more
Holier than thou.more
Transcending to another world.more
Golden girl.more
Sky's the limit.more
Rising and falling.more
Harmony in blue.more
Playing in the sand fall.more
At the rim of Deans Blue Holemore
It's better down there...more
In the arena...more
Ascending with angels.more
Iggy's room with a view.more
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. more
Timing is everything!more
Descending to the deepmore
Right down the line...more
Battle of Giantsmore

All photos © Daan Verhoeven