Vertical Blue 2015 - First Days' Highlights
So what was new this year? VB welcomed some freshmen on board and apart from familiar faces in attendance this year for the first time was Annelie Pompe of Sweden, a world renowned mountaineer who was the first Swedish woman to summit Everest. Sofia Gomez Uribe of Colombia also decided to go for it. In her first appearance, Sofia, the youngest competitor at this year event, completed a free immersion dive to 67 meters to secure herself a new national record. The list go on and on, Alejandro Lemus, Sayuri Kinoshita, they all added a national records to their freediving portfolios.
Apart from GoPro edits, additional filming was also done by the Oceanicallstars crew who were using a RED EPIC camera, for ultra high-resolution footage, so stay tuned for more! In the meantime, enjoy this first video chapter featuring performances from days 1 through 3 of VB 2015.