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March 25, 2019

29 Athletes registrered..!!

There are already 29 registered athletes for the Caribbean Cup 2014. Among them, 3 world champions and several prominent athletes from 5 continents.
March 25, 2019

Freedivers sip coffee with sharks 30 meters under sea.

Things which might distract you while having coffee with a friend: food in their teeth, attractive waiters, giant sharks circling your head. View more..
March 25, 2019

Buceadores toman café entre tiburones.

Hay cosas que lo pueden distraer cuando toma un café con un amigo: comida entre los dientes, meseras o meseros que lucen bien, tiburones gigantes que nadan en círculos por encima su cabeza. View more..
March 25, 2019

The First American to 100 Meters: Nicholas Mevoli.

Today Nicholas Mevoli of Brooklyn made American history at the Caribbean Cup in Roatán. On this fourth day of the competition Mevoli successfully completed a dive down to 100 meters under constant ballast, on a single breath, and returned to the surface to be greeted by a white card from the AIDA judges and his third national record. “God is […]
March 25, 2019

This place is a dive.

Two men sipping coffee at a table while sharks circle – these incredible images look like they were conjured up on a computer. But they’re real photos taken at the bottom of the ocean, by underwater photographer Lia Barrett.
March 25, 2019

Prawno Apparel.

In May we sponsored the first Caribbean Freediving Cup in Roatán, Honduras.  The competition included a gathering of athletes from around the world who came to test their breath holding skills, to train, and to set new records for themselves and for their nations.
March 25, 2019

Under the Sea: Human and Shark Peacefully Coexist

  Since becoming an underwater photographer about five years ago, I have mainly been focused on that which you typically encounter while scuba diving: reef, fish, etc. The human element almost always presents itself with a tank strapped on the back, a light in the hand for reference, and a regulator in the mouth for breathing. So when I was […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Cup 2013 – Freediving Competition from a safety’s perspective.

I am back in Toronto after 10 great days in Roatan, Honduras where I was safety diver at the Caribbean Cup. On the plane home I tried to think about the best take away from the competition in Roatan.
March 25, 2019

Dos Récords para Colombia y Uno para México en el inicio de la “Caribbean Cup 2013″ de Apnea en Roatan, Honduras.

Este 23 de mayo inició la primera gran competencia de apnea de profundidad del año en aguas del mar caribe, con la realización de la  “Caribbean Cup 2013″ Roatan Freediving Competition, evento organizado por el grupo Inner Sea y avalado por la Asociación Internacional para el Desarrollo de la Apnea (AIDA).   La competencia cuenta con la participación de grandes […]
March 25, 2019

No, it’s not photoshopped: Freedivers sip coffee with sharks 30 meters under sea

By Sheena McKenzie, for CNN August 7, 2013 — Updated 1701 GMT (0101 HKT) http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/sport/no-its-not-photshopped-freedivers/index.html?sr=fbmainintl
March 25, 2019

Photographer Lia Barrett’s Surreal Underwater Photos Feature Freedivers ‘Hanging Out’ 98 Feet Down (PHOTOS)

Barrett drew inspiration for the unconventional shoot while photographing divers in the Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition off the coast of Honduras, according to CNN.
March 25, 2019

Getting Underway: Caribbean Cup 2013

It’s official! The training for the Caribbean Cup 2013 has begun.   Freedivers from around the world have joined event organizers Walid Boudhiaf and Esteban Darhanpe on Roatán to see who can dive the deepest at this inaugural international freediving cup for the island. The competition starts May 20th but for now DeeperBlue.com readers can watch the video below to get a taste for what’s to come.  
March 25, 2019

Freediving Records Set on Day One of Carib Cup 2013

On the very first day of the Caribbean Cup 2013 four national freediving records were set including a very solid performance by Ryuzo Shinomiya of Japan. Despite the swell and choppy conditions Shinomiyasurfaced from 56m no-fins dive to receive a white card and a new Japanese title on May 23rd.   Original Article by Deeper Blue
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Cup Day Two: A National Record for Walid Boudhiaf

  Walid Boudhiaf is a man of many nations. Progeny of a French mother and a Tunisian father, Walid now lives in South America and is currently making Roatán, the largest of Honduras‘ Bay Islands his home during the inaugural Caribbean Cup freediving competition. Day Two of the #CaribCup2013 proved to be a good day for Walid as he nabbed a new national title for Tunisia with a no-fins dive to […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Freediving Cup Competition To Take Place This May In Roatan

  William Trubridge and Carlos Coste are among the freedivers who will be competing in the Caribbean Freediving Cup this coming May. The event will take place on May 24-31, 2014, just off the Honduran island of Roatan. According to the organizers: “Since we began to look into the process of organizing an international competition in Roatan, we started seeking advice and expertise from professional […]
March 25, 2019

Alexey Molchanov Takes Gold at the Caribbean Cup

It all came down to the wire today — who would dive the deepest and reign supreme at the 2nd annual Caribbean Cup hosted on Roatán, the largest of the Caribbean islands that make up the country of  Honduras. Would New Zealand take top honors via William Trubridge? Or perhpas Carlos Coste would shake things up for Venezuela? In the end the “golden retriever” of Russia, Alexey Molchanov, […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Freediving Cup Returns To Roatan In May 2015

  The 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup will be returning to the Honduran island of Roatan and will take place on May 24-31, 2015.  As in previous years World Class athletes such as William Trubridge and Carlos Coste will be competing in what has become a staple on the international Freediving competitive calendar where athletes compete in Free Immersion (FIM), Constant Weight with Fins (CWT), and Constant Weight Without Fins (CNF). […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Cup Starts With A Bang… 3 National Records Fall On Day One

The 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup has kicked off on the Honduran island of Roatan.  World Class Freediving athletes such as William Trubridge competing in Free Immersion(FIM), Constant Weight with Fins (CWT), and Constant Weight Without Fins (CNF) disciplines.  The caliber of location, facilities and athletes have quickly established this competition as part of the global Freediving Competitive Calendar. The first day started with a bang as two National Records (Daniel Arias […]
March 25, 2019

Day Two At The Caribbean Cup Sees 5 Further Freediving National Records Fall

Day Two of the 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup has upped the ante from Day One with no less than 5 National Records falling – again 2 falling within the first 4 dives of the day.  Conditions and athletes seemed to be having a perfect day in Roatan. The following National Records fell on Day Two: Daniel Arias scored a second National Record with […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Cup Day Three Sees Mexico Bring Home Another National Record

  Estrellan Navarro (MEX) – 60m Free Immersion The third day of the 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup has finished and the athletes will enjoy a day off today before starting again on Friday.  Mexico took the stage on Wednesday with an excellent dive by Estrella Navarro to set a new Mexican National Record in Free Immersion (FIM) with a 60m dive.  Estrella spoke to DeeperBlue.com onsite reporter Mandy Sumner […]
March 25, 2019

Caribbean Cup Day Four And More National Records

  Pictured: Ken Kiriyama, William Trubridge, Kojima Mitsuhiro, Mandy Sumner, Pepe Salcedo, Ashleigh Baird, Marina Kazankova, Kerry Hollowell After a rest day on Thursday the athletes at the 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup have been back in the water competing hard.  We saw two new National Records for Alejandro Lemus (Mexico) and Edgardo Andrade (Honduras) both in Free Immersion. Highlights from that day: Alejandro Lemus from Mexico gained a new […]
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