Category Archive: Events

Jul 10

Team USA 2014 Announced!

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If you’ve been enjoying World Cup fever, you may as well just roll that over into Freediving World Championship fever! US Freediving announced the freedivers selected for the team yesterday and there are a lot of familiar (and impressive) faces!. These divers will be heading to Sardinia, Italy on September 17 for the AIDA World …

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May 17

Records fall as Deja Blue V draws to a close

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  Performance Freediving International‘s flagship competition, Deja Blue V draws to a close this week as athletes from many different countries throw down and go for that first place medal…and the glory that goes along with it. The big news today comes from American freediver John Hullverson, who broke the US National Record for DNF …

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Mar 20

Herbert Nitsch discusses his final dive with 60 Minutes/Red Bulletin

Just caught this must-read article in the UK version of Red Bulletin magazine. It’s not the complete article so you’ll have to pick up the March issue to read the fully story and to answer questions like…”Will he try again???” He also did an interview with 60 Minutes on the fateful dive, saying, “I knew …

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Jun 14

Team USA to Go to World Championship

Freediving Team USA

It’s that time again!  The Olympic Games are upon us.  We are filling our hearts and homes with national pride (despite our differing nationalities) and will soon be sitting at our kitchen tables with a schedule of the Games and a highlighter, sure to catch every promising athletic moment we have waited for the last …

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Apr 16

5 Record-Breaking Freedivers to Watch

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With the annual PFI Competition, Deja Blue, only weeks away many competitors are packing up their monofins, wetsuits and fluid goggles in airline-friendly containers and heading to Grand Cayman for the pre-competition training. Some are long-time competitors and some are brand-new. Some come to Cayman with the hopes of bringing home a first-place medal or …

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Mar 22

It’s World Water Day!

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So today is World Water Day, a day to be thankful for the limited freshwater resources we have, to advocate for sustainable management of those resources and to pay it forward by conserving water. Be careful not to confuse it with Waterworld Day, when people dress up like Kevin Costner and pretend they have gills. …

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