German and Italian freedivers bear damaged the world document for the No Limits Tandem self-discipline.
The document became as soon as damaged on December 31st, 2020 off Sharm El-Sheik in Egypt.
In the NLT Tandem self-discipline — which is a freediving document certifying companies comparable to AIDA attain no longer survey as a formal self-discipline — the freedivers retain on to a sled and trudge down together. Reaching the depth they terminate, have a balloon with air, and are pulled up by the balloon. At around the 30-meter mark, they detach their lanyards and trudge to the bottom on their bear.
Daniel Roettgermann from Germany and Tito Zappalà from Italy dove via sled to 130 meters (427 ft) under the supervision of an AIDA purchase. They spent 1 minute under 100 meters and completed with a white card after a 3: 05-minute dive time.
Roettgermann said of the dive:
“The tandem document became as soon as no longer easy for me as a end result of preparation, launch, and crawl needed to be appropriate for both of us. All the pieces predominant to be successfully aligned. Also, I became as soon as weak to focal level[ing] on myself at some stage in diving, and taking note of your buddy shall be a microscopic distracting. However Tito is a immense athlete and buddy and became as soon as continuously supporting me. While he’s in the water on daily foundation and going down effortlessly — I name him ’a machine’ as a result of his inconceivable health stage — I needed to take care of a microscopic extra.”
“With this document, we also smashed my inner most handiest with the depth of -130 meters. We didn’t bear great time to put together together but felt ready after two working in opposition to sessions to -90 and -120 meters. We had a couple of enjoyable. Actually, right here’s my document as a end result of being half the dimension of ‘bambino,’ I dove double the distance.”
The used world document of 126 meters (413 ft) by Stavros Kastrinakis and Andrea Zuccari became as soon as space in January 2013.
John Liang is the Data Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first obtained the diving bug whereas in High College in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Purple Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Soar of Costa Rica, and assorted areas including a pool in Las Vegas helping to ruin the world document for the ideal underwater press conference.