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February 13, 2008

Vertical Blue 2008 competition



Filed under: All, Competitions, Events — Francisco @ 1:51 pm

Willliam Trubridge from Vertical Blue is organising one of the major freediving events of the year.

The competition will take place from the 1st to the 11th of april in the BLUE HOLE ( Bahamas ).

Seems that the competition is limited to 18 freedivers, among the best in the world says William who just sent us this information.

Nery, Ryuzo, Mullins are some of the athletes who will probably compete…we don’t know yet who the others will be.

You can find some more information about the comp on www.verticalblue.net/blog or just by visiting his website on www.verticalblue.net

February 5, 2008

AIDA 2008 Team World Championships (Finally)



Filed under: All, Competitions, Events — Stavros @ 6:47 am

molchanova_arrivee_surface.jpgSources inside AIDA have informed us that Apnea Academy Red Sea has requested to be the organizer of the 2008 AIDA Team World Championships. Apnea Academy Red Sea is located in the world renowned diving destination Sharm-El-Sheik and was responsible for successfully organizing the 2007 AIDA Individual World Championships a few months ago. This request certainly comes as a great relief to both AIDA athletes and officials as at the start of the year no organizer had made a firm commitment to organize the event.

The AIDA Team World Championships include the disciplines of Constant Weight, Static Apnea and Dynamic Apnea and each AIDA National organization are entitled to participate with teams (women’s and men’s) of three athlete. Each national team is judged based on the total score of all three athletes in all three diciplines. This setup makes the Team World Championships one of the most respected events in the freediving world.

Possible dates that are being discussed for the 2008 AIDA Team World Championships are between late September to October 2008. Stay tuned for more information…

Apnea Academy WCh Setup

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