#9 | NEWS DISPATCH | JULY 2022

The News Dispatch is a fun and rambling discussion of the latest news in the freediving world. Jordy Duncan brings the news and Donny Mac chimes in!

IN THIS EPISODE:

 

NEWS

Diveye now at Vertical Blue 2022. 
VB charging USD $40 for live streaming. Donny running a poll – have your say.
South Africa’s first black female freediving instructor, Zandile Ndhlovu sets up Black Mermaid Foundation .
Majority of new Avatar 2 movie filmed underwater, following years of technological research and months of training for the actors. Release date December 2022.
Kirk Krack Freedive Cafe Interview #83.
AIDA has removes Hong Kong flag from website, why?Taiwan update.
New News Dispatch segment – Why I freedive

NEW PRODUCTS

Lobster weight hard carry case. 89 Euro. 
Lobster announces a 10% price increase on all products from 1 August.

JULY RESULTS

AIDA Ultimate Freediving Challenge (2 July 2022) Singapore:

Xingquang Fu (Singapore) – NR DNF 172m
Dmitri Melnikov (Estonia)  NR DYNB 235m
Fook Tat Teng (Malaysia) – NR DYNB 164m

AIDA One Breath Statics Comp 2022 (3 July) Australia

Ant Judge 7.34 Men’s AIDA #2 
Troy O’Connor 7.42 Men’s AIDA #1
National record: Jordan Duncan – Women’s STA 6.18 Record previously held for 11 years

Send us your longest standing national records!

Ocean Rijeka Club Comp AIDA Croatia (10-11 July) Croatia

National record: Vitomir Maricic (Croatia) – NR CWTB 104m 

AIDA Panglao Depth Games (16-17 July) Philippines

National record: Kompantoo Pinpimai (Thailand) – NR CWT 103m

WHERE ARE THEY NOW (in July)?

Davide Carrera (Italy), Freedive Cafe #22

Lidija Lijic (Croatia), Freedive Cafe #130

Sheena McNally (Canada), Freedive Cafe #85 and #108 

Will Trubridge (New Zealand), Freedive Cafe #69 and #98

Jung A Kim (Korea)

Juani Valdivia (Peru), Freedive Cafe #99 

Florian Burghardt (Switzerland)

Matt Malina (Poland), Freedive Cafe #38/39 and #86

Fatima Korok (Hungary), Freedive Cafe #110 and 118

Yasuko Ozeki (Japan)

Petar Klovar (Croatia), Freedive Cafe #126

Mirela Kardasevic (Croatia), Freedive Cafe #112

Marianna Gillespie (France)

Samo Jeranko (Slovenia), Freedive Cafe #87

Walid Boudhiaf (Turkey), Freedive Cafe #29

Amber Bourke (Australia), Freedive Cafe #40

Jennifer Wendland (Germany), Freedive Cafe #128

Kateryna Saderska (Ukraine)

Thibault Guignes (France), Freedive Cafe #17 and 79

Rami Bladlav (Sweden), Freedive Cafe #133

Elys Lai (Singapore)

Nataliia Zharkova (Ukraine), Freedive Cafe #66

William Joy (China)

Maria Veronica Cordova (Ecuador) 

Adam Stern (Australia), Freedive Cafe #9, #36 and #103

Alexey Molchanov (Russia), Freedive Cafe #35

PB SHOUT OUTS

Jordy – Fatima Korok is smashing her training dives at Dean’s Blue Hole ahead of VB – 70m CNF

Donny – Patreon supporter Rodrigo – 83m FIM

NEXT MONTH

Vertical Blue, Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas (1-11 August)

AIDA Depth World Championships, Roatan, Honduras (15-25 August)

We would love to hear from you! Send us an email to news@freediveandthrive.com 





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