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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+10:00August 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+10:00June 18th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES SUCCEED IN BRISBANE

ANT JUDGE SETS AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL RECORD

Sydney freediver Ant Judge has set a new National Record with a FIM (free immersion) dive to 84m. The record was set during the Freedive Paradise competition in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Ant has been in excellent form, achieving a new PB with an 89m training dive leading into the competition. On the first day of the [...]

By |2014-11-02T06:18:32+10:00June 8th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on ANT JUDGE SETS AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL RECORD

BRISBANE ATHLETES TAKE OUT 2014 NATIONAL POOL FREEDIVING CHAMPIONSHIP

2014 Australian Pool Champions: Beau Armstrong and Emily Shaw Local Brisbane freedivers Beau Armstrong and Emily Shaw took out the 2014 National Pool Championships, which were held Sleeman Aquatic Centre in Brisbane. Both Beau and Emily put in strong performances in each of the disciplines of static apnea (STA), dynamic with fins (DYN) [...]

By |2014-11-07T20:57:05+10:00June 7th, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on BRISBANE ATHLETES TAKE OUT 2014 NATIONAL POOL FREEDIVING CHAMPIONSHIP

AUSTRALIAN WINS CARIBBEAN CUP

Christina Sáenz de Santamaría warming up at the Caribbean Cup. Image by Lia Barrett. Australian Christina Sáenz de Santamaría has won the prestigious depth competition The Caribbean Cup in Roatan, Honduras. In a close competition Christina won the overall women’s competition, beating closest rival, Ashley Chapman of the USA, by only 1 point. [...]

By |2014-11-07T20:57:50+10:00June 1st, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on AUSTRALIAN WINS CARIBBEAN CUP

INVITATION TO JOIN WORKING GROUP

The AIDA Board has put together a draft of proposed changes to the rules that govern judges, competition and safety. It has been quite some time since the rules were revised and so this is a rare opportunity to improve our sport. […]

By |2014-11-07T20:54:16+10:00May 27th, 2014|COMMITTEE NEWS|Comments Off on INVITATION TO JOIN WORKING GROUP