🇧🇸 Results – Vertical Blue 2023. Freediving International Competition AIDA In Bahamas
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Take the Plunge into Vertical Blue 2023 by Garmin: Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the World’s Most Prestigious Freediving Competition, featuring the Deepest Divers in the World
FREE INMERSION RESULTS
CONSTANT WEIGHT RESULTS
CONSTANT NO FINS RESULTS
SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
DAY 9 – SUNDAY JULY 30
DAY 8 – SATURDAY JULY 29
DAY 7 – FRIDAY JULY 28
REST DAY – THURSDAY JULY 27
DAY 6 – WEDNESDAY JULY 26
DAY 5 – TUESDAY JULY 25
DAY 4 – MONDAY JULY 24
REST DAY – SUNDAY JULY 23
DAY 3 – SATURDAY JULY 22
DAY 2 – FRIDAY JULY 21
DAY 1 – THURSDAY JULY 20
Vertical Blue and Dean’s Blue Hole on Long Island, Bahamas have long been recognized as the pinnacles of freediving – where giants of the sport contend to be the champion of champions. At Vertical Blue 2023 by Garmin we expect nothing short of a spectacular 15th anniversary where 40 athletes from 20 different countries will attempt personal bests, national records and world records alike. This elite depth-competition is the premier sporting event of the year for the world’s most talented competitive freedivers – the “Wimbledon of Freediving”, as dubbed by the NY Times. And with the deepest, self-propelled divers ever in history, going head-to-head this epic event promises an unforgettable experience that will leave us all breathless.
Joining Vertical Blue for this year’s highly anticipated event (which runs from July 20 through July 30th,) is international wearable brand Garmin. Garmin is well-suited to be the primary sponsor of the event, creating well-engineered products, like the Descent dive computer, which will be the official gauge worn by all of the athletes during their official performances. Garmin understands the importance of physiological analytics and aims to empower freedivers to push their limits and discover their full potential by aligning goals with scientific insights – which is exactly what all of the #VB2023 athletes are striving to achieve.
“In line with our unwavering dedication to the diving community, Garmin sponsors various diving events. Through our partnership with Vertical Blue 2023, we aim to support the growth of freediving and create an exceptional environment for the sport, prioritizing the safety of divers.” said Mr. Scoppen Lin, Assistant General Manager, Garmin Asia
Hosted by the visionary and legendary freediver William Trubridge, Vertical Blue is not just a competition but a celebration of the indomitable human spirit and the ocean’s boundless wonders. “Vertical Blue 2023 by Garmin will feature incredible competitors from every corner of the globe. It is fantastic to be able to share the competition live on our VB YouTube Channel, as it unfolds each day. The #VB2023 livestream will highlight the excitement of the shifting leaderboards and poignant, real-time interviews.”
Fans and viewers around the world can tune-in to witness the action live in Dean’s Blue Hole via Diveye.
Comprised of four depth disciplines: Constant Weight, Constant No-Fins, Free Immersion and constant weight Bi-Fins (CWT, CNF, FIM, CWTB respectively) this AIDA judged competition offers competitors six official dives to challenge themselves to obtain the coveted Vertical Blue Championship title. Spectators will have the unique opportunity to witness firsthand the intensity and focus of these athletes as they gracefully move through the depths, challenging the limits of their own physical and mental capabilities. Performances will be filmed on the surface and at depth to offer a first-hand perspective on how deep these dives really are, amazingly all on breath-hold.
Everyone around the globe can tune into the action via Diveye on the the VB YouTube Channel, the Vertical Blue Facebook page, the VB event website, VB Instagram, as well as the Vertical Blue twitter feed & hashtag #VB2023 for up-to-the-minute live updates from the platform, streaming videos & images and results.
AIDA is The Worldwide Federation for breath-hold diving, responsible for officiating competitions and homologating world records. It is also the industry-leader in freediving education and safety.
Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN) is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Pioneering in new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Engineered on the inside for life on the outside, Garmin has revolutionized products for adventurers, athletes, and outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. Committed to developing products that enhance experiences and enrich lives, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate and a chance to beat yesterday.
Partners of Vertical Blue include:
To see a full list of the athletes please visit: http://2023.verticalblue.net/.
Media Officer, Vertical Blue