REGIONAL NEWS

Pool Nationals 2019: Date Announcement & Judge EOI Callout

The Australian Freediving Association and Goldy Freediving Club will host the 2019 Pool National Championships at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre from the 29 to 31 March. The pool is located in the suburb of Southport, north of Surfers Paradise. It is approximately 45 minutes drive from Gold Coast Airport or 60 minutes drive from [...]

By |2018-12-30T17:09:14+00:00December 30th, 2018|COMPETITION NEWS, REGIONAL NEWS|Comments Off on Pool Nationals 2019: Date Announcement & Judge EOI Callout

Elite development for Australian divers with world record holder workshops

Matt Malina: photo by Elina Manninen Brisbane Freedivers and the South Australian Freedivers hosted Dynamic/Dynamic No Fins world record holder, Matt Malina (Poland), for a series of elite freedive training workshops during May. Malina is one of only three men to reach the magical distance of 300m in dynamic and also holds the no [...]

By |2017-06-14T22:37:21+00:00May 31st, 2017|REGIONAL NEWS|Comments Off on Elite development for Australian divers with world record holder workshops

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+00:00August 4th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS, REGIONAL NEWS|Comments Off on AFA endorses Singapore Pool Freediving Open

Australian Amber Bourke wins MDC PoolMaster Apnea Challenge

Amber surfaces after her impressive 191m DYN performance.   Australian freediver Amber Bourke has won the women’s division of the MDC PoolMaster Apnea Challenge held in Malaysia on 28 March. Over twenty athletes from eight countries contested the challenging event in which STA, DYN and DNF are all contested in a single day. [...]

By |2015-08-05T11:35:23+00:00April 8th, 2015|COMPETITION NEWS, REGIONAL NEWS|Comments Off on Australian Amber Bourke wins MDC PoolMaster Apnea Challenge