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Brisbane Freedive Competition Recap

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Last weekend at the Sleeman Sports complex 7 teams of freedivers faced off against each other in a “medley relay” style pool competition. The competition consisted of 3 disciplines; static (STA), dynamic (DYN) and dynamic no fins (DNF) with competitors competing in one discipline each. The winning team would be the one with the most cumulative points by the end …

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Brisbane Freedive Relay Medley

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On the weekend of the 9th and 10th of September the Brisbane Freedivers Club will be hosting a pool freediving competition at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane. The event will take place over two days and consists of three separate disciplines: dynamic, dynamic no fins and static. Freediving is typically an individual sport so in an effort to encourage …

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Australian National Pool Freediving Championships

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Adreno recently was among the sponsors of the Australian National Pool Freediving Championships hosted by the Brisbane Freedivers from Friday the 13th of June to Sunday the 15th of June, at the Sleeman Sports Complex (Chandler, Brisbane). The championships was held under the auspices of the Australian Freediving Association (AFA) and the athletes competed in the three pool competition disciplines recognised by …

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Cutris Coast Freedive Challenge 2013 – Report and Results

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Blog by Patrick Falls, CCFC Competition Convenor ‘I’ve a mate who could stream it live’. It was one of the ideas that came up when the organisers first sat down to plan the Curtis Coast Freedive Challenge. Next it was being watched worldwide. Adreno recently was among the sponsors of the Curtis Coast Freediver Challenge which was held over the …

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Freediving Mt. Gambier

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Deep, clear, fresh water… a beautiful place to dive provided you have a decent two-piece suit! Open cell inner is warmest, and, if they fit well, most freedive suits are effectively semi-dry rather than wetsuits. Armed with my 5mm and gloves, I figured I’d brave the monofin (no space for booties!) until my feet got cold. The water at the …

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New Freediving World Record is SET!

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There is a new ‘deepest man’ in the freediving discipline of constant weight. Alexey Molchanov set the new official World Record today, successfully diving to 125m (410 feet), on a single breath. Alexey’s dive time was three minutes and fifty two seconds. The previous world record of 24m has been held by Austrian Herbert Nitcsh for the past two years. …

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Introducing our new blogger: World Champion freediver Jody Fisher!

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Jody Fisher, a young but very accomplished classical guitarist and avid swimmer. She started freediving in 2010 and decided to compete at the Freediving World Championships. She won gold.  Jody has set fifteen national records across all competition freediving disciplines and was awarded 2011 AIDA International Newcomer of the Year for her achievements. Jody is a real champion and we …

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2012 Australian Bluewater Freediving Classic

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Even though it’s been a week or so since this competition took place we wanted to share some info with you on this popular Australian Spearfishing event. Despite being limited to only one day of diving, the 2012 Australian Bluewater Freediving Classic proved to be as successful as ever. Battling a massive southerly front that was moving up from the …

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Australian Ladies Freediving Record BROKEN!

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Australian freediver Christina Saenz has been training hard and her efforts paid off last week as she dived to a new Australian Women’s record depth of 60m! The avid freediver now holds Titles for the Free Immersion and Constant Weight disciplines.   Free immersion is where the diver pulls themselves down a guide rope using only their arms. For constant …

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New World Record Static Apnea

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On January 7, 2012 in Belgrade, Branko Petrovic did a  12 min and 11 sec breath hold – a new world record at nearly a quarter of an hour! Petrovic increased amazingly on the previous time of 10 minutes and 23 seconds achieved at Submania Cup in Zagreb, November 2011. Petrovic hopes that this achievement “will help [him] to get …