New Freediving World Record Set by Andreas Güldner
Nitsch, an Austrian freediver who has held world records in all of the eight freediving disciplines, held the previous record at 107 meters. Andreas Güldner of Germany broke his record at ‘Panorama Reef’ in Soma Bay on June 26th 2014. Skandalopetra diving dates back to ancient Greece where it was used by sponge fishermen. It consists of a variable ballast dive with no fins using a flat, hydrodynamic stone weighing between 8 and 14kg. Güldner used one that weighed 11kg. Watch Andreas's amazing performance.