New Zealand William Trubridge breaks unassisted freediving world record with dive to 102 meters

Photo: Daan Verhoeven (Sportalsub.net / William Trubridge) - Leer en Español As part of the “Steinlager Live” Dive Attempt held on July 20 in the waters of Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas, New Zealander William Trubridge broke his own freediving world recordby swimming completely unassisted to 102 meters (334 feet) in a time of 4 minutes and 13 seconds. This discipline of constant no-fins (CNF) is arguably the purest form of freediving, as the athlete is prohibited from using fins or any other propulsive assistance, and must reach the announced target depth and return to the surface swimming only with their hands and feet. Underwater cameras and a Suunto depth gauge, as well as judges from the sport’s governing body, AIDA International, confirmed the depth and the world record, which was T

Final Results Vertical Blue 2016. Freediving International Competition In Bahamas with New World Records

(Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) – Leer en Español 1.  William Trubridge - New Zealand - 300 pts 2.  Stig Prids - Denmark - 249.98 pts 3.  Dean Chaouche - Great Britain - 248.93 pts 1.  Sofía Gomez - Colombia - 274 pts 2.  Sayuri Kinoshita - Japan - 260.04 pts 3.  Kate Middleton -  New Zealand - 235.65 pts Day Results  Day 9 Vertical Blue 2016 - May 2nd (New World Record) William Trubridge from New Zealand (Photo by Daan Verhoeven) William Trubridge World Record Free Inmersion -124 meters. Complete Results Day 9 Day 8 Vertical Blue 2016 - May 1st Sayuri Kinoshita from Japan (Photo by Daan Verhoeven) Complete Results Day 8 Day 7 Vertical Blue 2016 - April 30th (New World Record) William Trubridge from Ne...

Vertical Blue 2015. Freediving International Competition in Bahamas. Final Results

(Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) - Leer en Español The 8th edition of the biggest annual freediving event, in the world's deepest blue hole. Dean's Blue Hole, Bahamas. April 27th - May 7th 2015. Men Overall Winners William Trubridge New Zealand Ryuzo Shinomiya Japan Alejandro Lemus  México Women Overall Winners Sayuri Kinoshita Japan Tomoka Fukuda Japan Katarina Linczenyiova Slovakia Sayuri Kinoshita from Japan: Photo by © Daan Verhoeven http://www.daanverhoeven.com/ Overall Men Overall Women Complete Final Results Day 9 Results - 07/05/2015  Day 8 Results - 06/05/2015  Day 7 Results - 05/05/2015  Monday May 4 (Rest Day) Days 4, 5, 6 Video #VB2015 William Trubridge has made 91m CNF and 115m FIM so fa...

Ocean Atlas: Largest Underwater Sculpture in the Bahamas

(Sportalsub.net / Scuba Diving Magazine / Jason deCaires Taylor) Jason deCaires Taylor is no stranger to underwater sculptures, and is known around the world for his amazing installations using pH-neutral concrete that are accessible by swimmers, snorkelers and scuba divers.  Over time, his sculptures change colors and become covered with coral and biological growth, eventually becoming home to new organisms as artificial reefs. Some of his most notable work includes La Evolucion Silenciosa in Cancun (2010) – the largest underwater collection of art with 403 life-size cement people spread over 420 square meters, and Vicissitudes in Grenada (2006) - a ring of 26 children holding hands and facing into the current. For his latest installation Ocean Atlas, Jason deCaires Taylor te...

Vertical Blue Bahamas 2014 Results

(Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Men Winners William Trubridge New Zealand 295.12 Alexey Molchanov Russia 285.43 Samo Jeranko Slovenia 238.67 Feemale Winners Mariana Krupnitskaya Russia 292.79 Sayuri Kinoshita Japan 272.11 Kate Middleton New Zealand 250.97 Overalll Results (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Day 7 Results (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Day 6 - Results– 4/12/2014   (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Day 5 results (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Day 4 results (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) Day 3 results (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) - Day 2 Results   (Sportalsub.net / Vertical Blue) - Day 1 Results   In...