Friday, April 16, 2021

World`s Absolute Freediver Award 2011


Following on from the success of the World’s Absolutely Freediver Award (WAFA) 2010 where Liv Philip (GB) and William Trubridge (NZ) were crowned absolute Freediver Champions, has announced the 2011 WAFA.

The WAFA is a competition run by and looks to rank athletes based on their performances across all six freediving disciplines in a given calendar year – Static (STA), Dynamic With Fins (DYN), Dynamic No Fins (DNF), Constant Weight (CWT), Constant Weight No Fins (CNF) and Free Immersion (FIM).  Results from any public competition and official individual record attempts can count towards an athletes standing as well as any Freediving Federation (AIDA, CMAS, FIPSAS, FFESSEM to name a few). has stated that they want to remove the barriers between all federations and allow athletes to be judged on ability.

World`s Absolute Freediver Award 2011 1This year the award is being sponsored by Dessault,Scubapro / Uwatec and

You can see the results of the 2010 WAFA on the Website

World`s Absolute Freediver Award 2011 5
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 helped grow the site to be one of the largest diving websites around today.


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