Deepsea Freediving School has a pleasure to invite you to the 2nd Annual BONAIRE DEEPSEA CHALLENGE: World Record Attempts & International Freediving Competition in Bonaire from Sept 02-10, 2016. The event will be placed on Kralendijk, Bonaire Dutch Caribbean. This year the Bonaire Deepsea Challenge consists of two major aspects:
- A Competition week with 4 disciplines. World record Status, Ranked by the International Association of Freediving (AIDA) and Dutch Freediving Association.
- Two official World Record attempts by Carlos Coste (VEN) and Marina Kazankova (RUS) as special freediver guest.
The international freediving competition will be running during 6 official days to try the 4 disciplines: Static apnea 4th and 10thSept; Depth disciplines 5th,6th, 8th and 9th Sept. Athletes already confirmed from UK, USA, France, Spain, Venezuela, Russia, Brasil, Bonaire, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands.
Coste and Kazankova will attempt on 9th Sept in the evening a Guinness World Record “Longest horizontal distance in the ocean with one breath” male and female over 200 meters. Carlos and Marina will dedicate the records to inspire people to preserve and protect the ocean.
Deepsea Freediving School is an AIDA & PADI training center founded by Carlos Coste and Gaby Contreras who have a large experience in the freediving sport. They choose Bonaire a “Top Freediving Destination” to live and develop this beautiful sport in the Caribbean. They offer all levels courses, high level training, special contests, mermaid experience for adults and kids to enjoy the pristine waters and the wonderful reef in the Dutch Caribbean.
In the first edition a warm atmosphere was created with the athletes, the team, the media and the spectators. This year the public will appreciate more easy from downtown Kralendijk original record attempts is planned on 9th Sept on front It Rains Fishes Restaurant. After Carlos and Marina have completed the World Records, the other freedivers will join them in an underwater party to celebrate. All event is being produced in 3600. Shot with cutting edge video technology both above and below the surface. Get immersed with the top athletes as they push their minds and bodies to beyond the limit. Experience this unique event on your phone, tablet, computer or Virtual Reality device.
The Static competition and the logistic for transporting people and athletes to the competition area will be at the Hotel Plaza Beach Resort Bonaire. The opening and closing ceremony will be celebrated at El Mundo Restaurant, 3th and 10th September.
During the event we are offering different Clinics and special package for divers and participants. With the support of Tourism Bonaire Corporation and many others companies, we invite you to join us and live directly in the water this amazing experience.
Press release by: Deep Sea Challenge