Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Video: Vertical Blue 2022 Act 1 Wrap Up


The first three days of Vertical Blue 2022 proved as exciting as the previous editions of the “Wimbledon of Freediving.”

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The deepest dive came from Mateusz “Matt” Malina of Poland with a Free Immersion (FIM) performance of 124m and a new National Record. The competition is heating up on both the men’s and the women’s sides, and we have two more acts to go, so stay tuned.

You can read the full results and coverage on or watch the highlights video below or on YouTube.

Vertical Blue 2022 Coverage

If you want to find out the highlights and details from every day of the competition, then check back with as our team provides daily updates and wrap up’s throughout the competition. You should also keep an eye out on our socials for highlights from the competition.

We’ve covered every year of the competition since 2008, so you can check out this year’s coverage and all previous years in our Vertical Blue archive.

Vertical Blue is always an exciting event to watch, so stay tuned to and our social media feeds for updates, and sign up for the live feed from Diveye on the Vertical Blue website to watch in real-time. - Vertical Blue 2022 Coverage

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.