What is the deepest a free diver has gone?

Deepest No-Limits Freedive The record for deepest no-limit freediving is 214m (702ft), held by Austrian world champion Herbert Nitsch, who set the record on 14 June 2007 in Spetses, Greece.

Can you dive to 600 feet?

200 to 300 feet depths is relatively common. Only very experienced tech divers push the depth to 600 ft and beyond. No. Gas consumption and decompression time both present a few serious difficulties for both OC and CCR divers.

What’s the deepest a human can dive?

The maximum depth reached by anyone in a single breath is 702 feet (213.9 metres) and this record was set in 2007 by Herbert Nitsch. He also holds the record for the deepest dive without oxygen – reaching a depth of 831 feet (253.2 metres) but he sustained a brain injury as he was ascending.

Can you fart in a wetsuit?

Diving wetsuits are very expensive and the explosive force of an underwater fart will rip a hole in your wetsuit. An underwater fart will shoot you up to the surface like a missile which can cause decompression sickness. The acoustic wave of the underwater fart explosion can disorient your fellow divers.

Why can freedivers go deeper than scuba?

Freedivers do not inhale pressurized air, but the final breath we take before a dive still contains nitrogen from the atmosphere, which will still pressurize at depth. Nitrogen accumulation still happens, just very little compared to scuba divers.

How many freedivers have died trying to dive beyond 560 feet?

There are only 4 freedivers in the world who have dived beyond 560 feet and two have divers died trying. Nitsch is the world’s only diver, so far, to have dived beyond 700 and 800 feet.

Who is the world’s best free diver?

Nitsch is the world’s only diver, so far, to have dived beyond 700 and 800 feet. There is a lot of history to freediving and it has been the determination of passionate free divers, pushing against the tide of nay-sayers, who have made what once was thought impossible, possible!

What is the world record for free immersion freediving?

In april 2016, Sayuri Knoshita set the female record for this category by diving to the depth of 72 meters. Sayuri was completely submerged in the water for a total of 3 minutes and 14 seconds, making her the first ever Japanese woman to hold such a record. Free Immersion Freediving (FIM)

How long can you freedive underwater?

Today, freediving is a competitive activity and expert divers can last for up to 22 minutes submerged under the water. Expert freediver, Stig Severinsen, holds the Guinness World Record for the longest freedive under ice on a single breath of air – and he earned the record while diving in Speedos!