Vertical Blue 2022: Day 5 – Six New National Records and a Continental Record


One more enormous day of competition at the Vertical Blue 2022 freediving competition at Dean’s Blue Hole within the Bahamas, with Day 5 seeing six nationwide files place, alongside with a Free Immersion (FIM) continental story.

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USA’s Enchante Gallardo Continental File

A North American story fell with USA’s Enchante Gallardo completing an 87m/285feet Free Immersion (FIM) dive for the National File and general Continental File.

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On Instagram, Enchante gave some background to the equalization challenges main as a lot as the story:

“The past few days were considerably of an emotional curler coaster. I started off the comp with a National File dive to 85m with Bi-fins! I used to be so mad to begin off this competition on the upright foot, in particular when put next to the struggles I confronted final year in VB with equalization. I used to be already doing dives in coaching I had hoped to label before the competition started. With a pair of challenges alongside the arrangement pertaining to EQ, I used to be quiet making better growth and I felt arrangement more ready this time around. Earlier to this day’s dive, I grew to become early due to the concerns with EQ. I felt disappointment, however after unprecedented introspection and recommendation from friends and fellow athletes, I made the selection to be contented it would now not matter what the final end result. diving here in this fabulous place, surrounded by fabulous folks and animated athletes, is a grab!

As of late I got a white card for my dive of 87m FIM (Free Immersion). I’m extraordinarily grateful to all americans who used to be a fraction of this abilities attain and much, rooting for me, believing in me when I doubted myself. Thanks to your total fabulous safeties who were available day after day within the water working involving to withhold the athletes stable, to the clinical workforce, judges and occasion organizers for making the total lot possible! To my roomie and fabulous buddy @fatimakorok.freediver for being by my side on this bolt here! Sturdy ladies supporting ladies!! ?????? Thanks to my mother who is my finest fan and most productive buddy! Cry out to my shrimp nuggets lend a hand at dwelling! I a lot like you guys very unprecedented! I’m proud to be here representing Hawaii and the US.

Thanks to my supporters!”

Six National Data Position

In Constant Weight (CWT), we saw nationwide files by Croatia’s Vitomir Maricic with a 80m/262feet dive.  Taiwain’s Yun-Chieh Ku also dove into the story books with a 108m/354feet performance.  Juan Valdivia from Peru also place a 69m/226feet nationwide story within the Constant Weight Bi-Fins (CWTB) discipline.

Free Immersion (FIM) also saw one other story place, with Hungary’s Fatima Korok diving 96m/315feet and the continental story Enchante place.

In the Constant Weight No-Fins (CNF) discipline, we saw two files: Spain’s Isabel Sanchez-Aran dove 55m/180feet and Taiwan’s Michael Zhi-Da Ko diving 64m/210feet.

Plump Day 5 Outcomes & Day 6 Commence Listing

Compare out the elephantine results from Vertical Blue Day 6 under.  There can even be a memorial to absorb in mind veteran AIDA President Carla Sue Hanson, who passed away in 2020 after a fight with cancer.

Vertical Blue 2022 Day 5 Results
Vertical Blue 2022 Day 5 Outcomes

The starting up listing for Day 6 sees 10 National File makes an attempt and 2 Continental Data attempting to be place!

Vertical Blue 2022 Day 6 Start List
Vertical Blue 2022 Day 6 Commence Listing

Photos of Day 5

You have to well per chance ascertain out our gallery of photos courtesy of Daan Verhoeven under.

Vertical Blue 2022: Day 5 Photos

Vertical Blue 2022 Protection

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