New World Record Apnea Constant Weight AIDA for the Russian Alexey Molchanov in the Vertical Blue 2018

(Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) - Leer en Español This Wednesday July 18, 2018 the Russian freediver Alexey Molchanov implanted a new world record of apnea in the constant weight mode, when descending with his monofin up to -130 meters deep on the 3rd day of the International Competition of Vertical Apnea Blue 2018 that takes place at the Dean's Blue Hole on Long Island in the Bahamas. The Russian, who took 3 minutes and 53 seconds of total immersion time exceeded his own mark of -129 meters, made in May 2017. Video of the Record (Instagram Alexey Molchanov) New World Record just now, 130meters/426feet with monofin. Feel amazing and relieved, important milestone for freediving, another round number reached! Новый рекорд мира только что сделал: 130 метров в моноласт...

LIVE! – Vertical Blue 2018. Freediving International Competition In Bahamas

(Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) - Leer en Español Freediving International Competition In Bahamas. July 16 - 26 2018 Dean´s Blue Hole. Long Island, Bahamas. AIDA International Competition Disciplines: Free Inmersion (FIM), Constant Weight (CWT), Constant No Fins (CNF) Official Website: http://2018.verticalblue.net/ Social Links: Facebook: VerticalBlue / Twitter: @vertical_blue / Youtube: VBFreediving / Instagram: vertical_blue ...

Dolphin Man: The Story of Jacques Mayol

(Sportalsub.net / Dolphin Man) - Leer en Español Discover the story and legacy of Jacques Mayol, the legendary free-diver whose life became the inspiration for Luc Besson's cult-movie The Big Blue. Dolphin Man draws us into the world of Jacques Mayol, capturing his compelling journey and immersing viewers into the sensory and transformative experience of free-diving. From the Mediterranean to Japan and from India to the Bahamas, we meet Mayol’s closest friends and family, including his children Dottie and Jean-Jacques, and world free-diving champions William Trubridge, Mehgan Heaney-Grier and Umberto Pelizzari, to reveal the portrait of a man who reached the limits of the human body and mind, not just to break records but hoping to discover the deeper affinity between human b...

Results – AIDA Individual Freediving Pool World Championships 2018 – Belgrade, Serbia

(Sportalsub.net / AIDA International / AIDA Serbia) - Leer en Español Aida Serbia with the support of the Sport and Recreation Center  "Milan Gale Muškatirović" and Apnea Association Serbia organized AIDA Individual Pool World  Championships for the third time. The event was held from June 23 to July 1, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia and the modalities of Static (STA), Dynamic (DYN) and Dynamic without Fins (DNF) was performed. OFFICIAL RESULTS CLASSIFICATION Monday June 25 - Dynamic No Fins (DNF) - Video Tuesday June 26 - Dynamic with Fins (DYN) - Video Wednesday June 27 - Static (STA) - Video FINALS Thursday June 28 - Dynamic No Fins (DNF) - Video Friday June 29 - Dynamic with Fins (DYN) - Video Saturday June 30 - Static (STA) - Video World Record Apnea Dynamic with Fins ...

Apnea CMAS: From “Le Grand Bleu” to the Olympic Dream

(Sportalsub.net / CMAS) - Leer en Español 30 years after the releas of the movie, CMAS, FIPSAS and FFESM shared an event in Italy's Olympic Committee headquater In 1988 Le Grand Bleu opened the Cannes Film Festival and inspired a new generation of freedivers. The generation that contributed to the huge explosion of the diving phenomenon all around the world. Thirty years after, the Luc Besson's movie was celebrated and returns to play a huge role for the world of divers, with CMAS chasing with its freediving the admission into the Olympic program. To celebrate in the best way Le Grand Bleu, CMAS, Italian olympic committee CONI, FIPSAS and FFESSM (italian and french federations) hosted in Rome a great event: with Presidents Anna Arzhanova, Giovanni Malagò, Ugo Claudio Matte...

Results – CMAS 10th Apnea Indoor World Championship 2018 – Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy

(Sportalsub.net / CMAS / FIPSAS) - Leer en Español The World Underwater Federation (CMAS) and the Italian Federation of Sport Fishing and Underwater Activities (FIPSAS) organized the 10th edition of the World Championship of Indoor Apnea. The Championship was held under the supervision of CMAS in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy, from June 11 to 17, 2018. In the event 6 world records and 7 Pan-American records were made. OFFICIAL RESULTS  Wednesday June 13 - Dynamic without Fins (DNF) Thursday June 14 - Static (STA) Thursday June 14 - Endurance 8x50 Friday June 15 - Dynamic with Bi-fins (DYN BF) Friday June 15 - Speed 100 m Saturday June 16 - Dynamic with Monofin (DYN) Saturday June 16 - Endurance 16x50 m Medalists, Results and Videos Dynamic without Fins Women  CRO - ...

Results – Asian Freediving Cup 2018 – Panglao, Philippines

(Sportalsub.net / Asian Freediving Cup) - Leer en Español The Competition was take place over the period of three consecutive days starting on June 8th until June 10th. Location was Doljo Beach, in front of “Heaven Dive Resort”, located on Panglao Island’s north-west coast. Philippines. Event Type: Depth Competition Disciplines: FIM CNF CWT AIDA International Competition organized by Freedive Panglao Overall Results: Many divers decided to focus on individual disciplines, which is why we see so many zeroes in this table. To get points in the overall ranking the athletes had to follow the discipline selected for the given day. All results from Asian Freediving Cup 2018: Results Asian Freediving Cup Day 1: CWT Results Asian Freediving Cup Day 2: FIM Results Asian Free...

Results – 6th International Freediving Annual Competition Caribbean Cup 2018 – Roatan, Honduras

  (Sportalsub.net / Caribbean Cup) – Leer en Español Sixth Annual International Freediving Competition Caribbean Cup 2018. Roatan, Bay Island, Honduras. May 17th - 25th 2018 RESULTS Suspended by bad weather Located in the Caribbean Sea, Roatan is surrounded by crystal clear waters that are calm and warm making this island one of the best venues for freediving in the world. Part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest reef system in the world, you can discover a great diversity of marine life and underwater walls that drop-off to hundreds of meters only a few swim strokes away from white sand beaches. The first 5 editions of the Caribbean Cup (2013 - 2017) also the Roatan 2017 AIDA World Championshi...

Results – Nirvana Oceanquest 2018. Freediving International Competition In San Andrés, Colombia

(Sportalsub.net / Nirvana Oceanquest 2018) Photo: Laura Babahekian @deaquavivo.com - Leer en Español On the Island of San Andrés, Colombia, some of the best freedivers of the continent and the world gathered from May 3 to 9 in an event in which a new world record was established WORLD RECORD - Alessia Zecchini (ItalY) -105 meters Constant Weight RESULTADOS Athlete Country Discipline AP DP RP ADT NR Card Penalties Taylor Samuels USA FIM 25m 1:29 25m 1:38 - Francis Batista URY FIM 35m 1:29 31m 1:45 - ET, NO TAG Lin Lan Lien TWN CNF 40m 2:25 40m 2:30 NR John Muñoz COL FIM 51m 1:54 51m 2:10 - Carlos Sevillano COL FIM 51m 1:54 51m 2:10 - Alex Alvarado PUR FIM 55m 1:24 34m 2...

New World Record Freediving Constant Weight AIDA for Alessia Zecchini from Italy

(Special Sportalsub.net) - Leer en Español This Saturday, May 5, 2018, during the Nirvana Oceanquest 2018 International Freediving Competition, which takes place in San Andres, Colombia from May 3 to 9, the Italian freediver Alessia Zecchini imposed a new world record in the Constant Weight category (with monofin), endorsed by the  International Association for the Development of Apnea (AIDA). Alessia registered a mark of -105 meters deep, surpassing the previous record of -104 meters, which had been in her possession since May 2017 made in the Bahamas. Video of the Record from the surface camera, courtesy of  Walid Boudhiaf main organizer of the event ...

CMAS 3rd FreeDiving World Championship Outdoor 2018 – Kaş, Turkey

(Sportalsub.net / CMAS / TSFF) – Leer en Español The World Underwater Federation (CMAS) has published officially, the 3rd World Freediving Championship in the Outdoor modalities (at sea), from october 1st to 7th, 2018 in the city of Kaş, Turkey, with the organization of the Federation of Underwater Activities of that country (TSSF). Turkey successfully organized the 2nd edition of the Outdoor World Championship in 2016 and the 1st edition of the European Outdoor Championship in 2017 in the same location, so a great event is expected in the organizational and sporting level. Coming soon more information of the event in: CMAS / TSSF / Facebook Archive CMAS Freediving International Championships...

Olympic Games: Freediving or Finswimming? And what about Underwater Hockey or Underwater Rugby?

(Sportalsub.net / Miguel A. Cedeño O.) - Leer en Español One of the main aspirations of all athletes who reach the high competitive level is to participate in the Olympic Games, the maximum sport event in the world that, every 4 years, brings together the best exponents of each of their sports. In the last 20 years there have been many rumors, advances and trials for Underwater Activities, specifically in the form of Finswimming, to join the program of the Olympic Games, first as an exhibition sport, and then as an official sport; however the road is still long and at least for Tokyo 2020, the underwater sport won’t be present.   Advertisiment The CMAS promotes Apnea (Freediving) for the Olympic Games However, in the last year (2017-2018) this trend has started...