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Australian Freediving: what’s ahead in 2016

2016 looks to be another strong year for the AFA, with both depth and pool nationals details soon to be announced, board reelection results and an upcoming Trans-Tasman team event. November 2015 saw the Australian Freediving Association hold its annual assembly general meeting, voting on 2016’s board members to be. The positions are as follows: [...]

By |2016-02-07T13:28:30+11:00February 3rd, 2016|COMMITTEE NEWS, COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Australian Freediving: what’s ahead in 2016

Leigh Woolley Sets New Record In DNF!

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO LEIGH WOOLLEY: the Brisbane Freediver has broken the Australian Record in Dynamic No Fins with a beautiful 184m swim yesterday at PAN PACS. Woolley has reportedly been training tirelessly with the aim to set a new record. The last record in this discipline belonged to Tanc Sade who set it [...]

By |2015-12-02T15:37:01+11:00November 28th, 2015|COMMITTEE NEWS|Comments Off on Leigh Woolley Sets New Record In DNF!

Pan Pacs Statics Slow The Hearts Of All Involved

Pan Pacs moves along swimmingly… then stops for the official Static Championships. Ahh statics… you either love em’ or ya hate em’… Right?  Two national records were set this morning. Azam Hamid from Malaysia, at one with the pool in his perfectly azure blue wetsuit, set a national record for Malaysia with a 5 minute [...]

By |2016-02-07T13:31:38+11:00November 28th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Pan Pacs Statics Slow The Hearts Of All Involved

Pan Pacific Freediving Championships Begin!

The Pan Pacific Freediving Championships have officially kicked off the afternoon of the 25.11.15 at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre, in Queensland, Australia. The opening ceremony saw Freediving prowess from all around the Asia Pacific region. Athletes have traveled from a variety of places including New Caledonia, China, Indonesia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Venezuela. Competition [...]

By |2015-12-02T15:34:02+11:00November 25th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Pan Pacific Freediving Championships Begin!

Aussie Depth Championships A Great Success

Competition participants, including athletes, safety divers, judges, and supporters. (Photo: Julia Wheeler) The inaugural Australian Depth National Championship has now finished, with great success. The event was the first depth based Freediving competition for Australian freedivers in recent times and was hosted by the AFA and Apnea Bali on the beautiful east coast [...]

By |2016-02-07T13:35:33+11:00September 14th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Aussie Depth Championships A Great Success
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