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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+10:00August 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+11:00November 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+11:00October 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+11:00October 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+11:00October 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+11:00August 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+11:00June 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+11:00June 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+11:00June 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+11:00June 1st, 2014|COMPETITION NEWS|Comments Off on AUSTRALIAN WINS CARIBBEAN CUP