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Australian Trans-Tasman Team Selected

The 2016 Australian Trans-Tasman teams have been selected, featuring the following divers: Australia Leigh Wooley (Brisbane Freedivers) Brent Quilliam (South Australian Freedivers) Craig de Vos (South Australian Freedivers) Nicole Keating (Brisbane Freedivers) Australia A Anh Tu (South Australian Freedivers) Natasha Darke (South Australian Freedivers) Andrew Kelly (Unaffiliated) Mark Williams (Goldy Freediving Club) From [...]

By | 2017-05-31T17:10:33+00:00 June 29th, 2016|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Australian Trans-Tasman Team Selected

National titles for Walter Steyn and Nicole Keating at 2016 Pool Nationals

From the 6th- 8th of May Sydney freedivers hosted the 2016 Australian Pool National Championships at the Knox Aquatic Centre. The 2016 Pool National Champions were Nicole Keating and Walter Steyn. Discipline Results The top three all-comers in each discipline were: Static Apnea Place Men Women  1st  Walter Steyn (AUS)  Anh Tu (AUS)  2nd  Luis [...]

By | 2017-06-04T02:43:26+00:00 May 9th, 2016|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on National titles for Walter Steyn and Nicole Keating at 2016 Pool Nationals

Australian Depth Nationals training begins

Ant Judge showing his strength - will he reclaim his free immersion national record later in the week? (Photo: Julia Wheeler) Divers have arrived in Tulamben, Bali, and have been training hard in preparation for Australian Depth Nationals, which starts on Thursday this week. A large crop of talent includes current and former national record holders and national [...]

By | 2015-08-25T10:06:58+00:00 August 25th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Australian Depth Nationals training begins

AFA endorses Singapore Pool Freediving Open

If AIDA observer members  in Oceania wish to run a competition, the AFA can help by registering competitions with AIDA. The Singapore Pool Freediving Open (6th September 2015), hosted by the Apnea Association of Singapore (AAS), will be the first national freediving competition in Singapore. The AAS decided to run the event to facilitate the [...]

By | 2015-08-05T11:36:39+00:00 August 4th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS, REGIONAL NEWS|Comments Off on AFA endorses Singapore Pool Freediving Open

AFA’s technical officer on committee for international rules update

The Technical Officer for the Australian Freediving Association, Jody Fisher, along with Chris Marshall (NZL) and Pavlina Prochazkova (CZE), is working with the AIDA International board to create and pilot a new process for the International Rules updates. The aim is to have an online management tool allowing each AIDA National to comment on proposed [...]

By | 2014-11-06T21:56:52+00:00 November 6th, 2014|COMMITTEE NEWS|Comments Off on AFA’s technical officer on committee for international rules update

Curtis Coast a success for third year running

Pejman "PJ" Siavoshi after setting his DYN record at the Curtis Coast Freedive Competition The Curtis Coast Freedive Challenge once again proved to be a great success, with one national record and plenty of PB performances. 8 athletes, first-timers as well as Australia's best, got together in Gladstone to compete in the pool [...]

By | 2014-11-13T22:54:45+00:00 October 29th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on Curtis Coast a success for third year running

BRISBANE BIDS FOR 2015 POOL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The proposed competition pool Brisbane Freedivers club, in conjunction with the Australian Freediving Association, has put in a bid for the 2015 AIDA Pool Freediving World Championships. If the bid is successful, the event would see approximately 100 athletes from around the world compete at the Sleeman Centre in Brisbane in May 2015. [...]

By | 2014-11-02T06:41:15+00:00 October 10th, 2014|COMMITTEE NEWS|Comments Off on BRISBANE BIDS FOR 2015 POOL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2015 AFA COMMITTEE

Nominations are now open for the Australian Freediving Association committee for 2015! If you are interested in nominating for a position, please contact us for more information. Nominations close at midnight AEST, October 25th.

By | 2014-11-02T06:23:55+00:00 October 7th, 2014|COMMITTEE NEWS|Comments Off on NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2015 AFA COMMITTEE

CURTIS COAST FREEDIVE CHALLENGE ENTRIES OPEN

Freedivers from around Australia and internationally have been invited to submit entries to the Curtis Coast Freedive Challenge. The pool event to be held at the Gladstone Aquatic Centre will be held on 11-12 October 2014 and feature static (STA), dynamic (DYN) and dynamic no fins (DNF) disciplines. The event, known for its friendly atmosphere, [...]

By | 2014-11-02T06:22:00+00:00 August 24th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on CURTIS COAST FREEDIVE CHALLENGE ENTRIES OPEN

INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES SUCCEED IN BRISBANE

Lewis being congratulated after his impressive DYN performance New Zealand athlete Lewis Jones was the overall winner on the weekend in the national freediving competition held in Brisbane. Lewis put up consistently good performances in all disciplines coming second in men’s static (STA) and dynamic with fins (DYN) and 5th in dynamic no [...]

By | 2014-11-07T20:58:32+00:00 June 18th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES SUCCEED IN BRISBANE