#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:
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
Lobster weight hard carry case. 89 Euro.
Lobster announces a 10% price increase on all products from 1 August.
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
Vertical Blue, Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas (1-11 August)
AIDA Depth World Championships, Roatan, Honduras (15-25 August)
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