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New CMAS men’s Dynamic No Fins world record

New CMAS men’s Dynamic No Fins world record

Poland's Mateusz Malina set a new World Record in the Dynamic No Fins (DNF) discipline at the CMAS World Cup Indoor Series held in Poland
RAID launches new freediving courses

RAID launches new freediving courses

ByDIVE StaffApr 24, 2024
Dive training agency RAID expands its breath-hold training programmes with new Static Apnea and Advanced Freediving courses
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Alessia Zecchini sets new CMAS freediving world record

Italian freediver Alessia Zecchini breaks her own freediving world record at the Philippines' Camotes Freediving Challenge
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Oceans: Life Under Water podcast – E01: The Water Planet

A new 12-part podcast in association with Greenpeace UK is exploring life below the waves, with BBC presenter, Hannah Stitfall
Valentina Cafolla smashes under-ice freediving record

Valentina Cafolla smashes under-ice freediving record

ByDIVE StaffMar 2, 2024
Croatian freediver Valentina Cafolla has set two new world records on consecutive days in February at Lake Anterselva in South Tyrol, Italy.
william winram after his world record breaking dive in sharm

William Winram smashes freediving world record

Canadian freediver William Winram, has broken the CMAS world record for the Variable Weight, No Fins freediving discipline by almost 30m.
Freediver Andrea Zuccari missing, presumed dead in Egypt

Freediver Andrea Zuccari missing, presumed dead in Egypt

Record-breaking freediver Andrea Zuccari is missing, presumed dead after failing to surface from a dive in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
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‘The Deepest Breath’ freediving documentary on Netflix now

ByVictoria HeathJul 28, 2023
The tragic consequences of freediving to world-record depths are explored in 'The Deepest Breath' documentary released on Netflix this week
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Freediver bitten by oceanic whitetip shark

ByVictoria HeathJul 27, 2023
Colombian freediver is bitten on the leg by an oceanic white tip shark during training session for the AIDA freediving competition
Breathe Easy – Emma Farrell’s top tips for underwater breathing

Breathe Easy – Emma Farrell’s top tips for underwater breathing

ByDIVE ContributorsJul 8, 2023
Freediving and Olympic breathing coach, Emma Farrell, shares top tips and two exercises to help improve underwater breathing for divers
Garmin announces Vertical Blue sponsorship

Garmin announces Vertical Blue sponsorship

ByDIVE StaffJul 4, 2023
Garmin has announced it will be title sponsor of the Vertical Blue freediving competition, set to take place from 20-30 July in the Bahamas
Longest underwater kiss world record broken

Longest underwater kiss world record broken

The world record for longest underwater kiss has been broken by South African Champion Freediver, Beth Neale, and her Canadian partner, Miles Cloutier
New Fourth Element RF2 freediving wetsuit

New Fourth Element RF2 freediving wetsuit

ByDIVE StaffMay 19, 2022
Fourth Element's roll-out of new gear for 2022 continues with the introduction of its new RF2 high-performance freediving wetsuit.
Meet Laura Hudson – the UK’s first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer

Meet Laura Hudson – the UK’s first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer

An interview Laura Hudson - aka Mermaid Twinkle - a professional mermaid and the UK's first PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer.
International Women’s Day: inspirational PADI women

International Women’s Day: inspirational PADI women

ByDIVE StaffMar 8, 2022
For International Women's Day 2022, PADI is celebrating eight women who have turned their passion into a life's mission to save the ocean
PADI launches new Mermaid certification programme

PADI launches new Mermaid certification programme

ByDIVE StaffDec 18, 2020
PADI has launched a Mermaid training course, designed 'to give water-enthusiasts an additional means to explore their underwater passion.'