In this year’s Vertical Blue competition it became very clear that if you want excitement, unpredictability and fierce competition it’s the women that will provide it. Continue reading “Why the women’s competitive freediving is so much more exciting than the men’s”
Mixed bag and a GRAND FINALE. The final competition day of the championship had everything. And this time the deepest divers delivered the most.
It’s another Dive Off! Oh man I love this. William Trubridge and Alexey Molchanov are announcing the same depth of 90m for the benefit of all of us spectators.
Yesterday we learned one thing. While several women are approaching in, the crown of Constant Weight No Fins still belongs to it’s undisputed queen Sayuri Kinoshita.
Wow! Just like in the men’s Constant Weight, the women’s Constant Weight without Fins competition is a proper dive off with two divers announcing 70m to cash for gold. I love these championships!
What a battle that was! As opposite to the Free Immersion competition the top guys really delivered this time. In an unseen dive off we got to see Alexey Molchanov and Dave Mullins nail their 126m dives in spectacular fashion to share the gold.
Holy Smoke! Look a that start list. 10 dives below 100m and 2 dives deeper than 125m! This will be a very interesting day.
The women again put on quite a show with a series of impressive dives and lots of white cards. The result lists are not out yet so there might be reason to edit if any changes or protests would come through.
After yesterday’s training day we are back in competition with the women’s Constant Weight. I got to say, the women’s competition makes me more excited than the men’s in this world championship. Look at the competition! 5 women within the span of 5 meters. That’s what I call competition. Let’s have a look at the announcements.
Man! Or should I say – Men! This was brutal. The so far unofficial result list looks like a hurricane blew over it. 9 black outs and totally 12 red cards. Way too much. Let’s have look at what actually went down yesterday.