NoTanx Competition

On May 30th NoTanx held a small comp…

The objectives were two fold…
1. The opportunity for some of UK top athletes to attain AIDA points.
2. To test the organisation for the NoTanx Laurie Comp in July.

Everyone had a thoroughly good time, and although there were only 8 competitors, 4 of them gained places on the National Team.

Alan Barber set a New UK Dynamic Record of 202m.(congratulations Alan)

Thank you to the NoTanx members for running the comp, MT, Steve G and Gad for judging and to Immersion.

Philip Clayton Sets New British Record in Dynamic Apnea Without Fins

On Saturday 9th August 2008 at the Wellington Winter Freediving Championships in New Zealand, Philip Clayton completed a performance of 132 metres. The new record beats the previous one of 127 metres set by Alan Barber in February 2008. Philip, 40, originally from Lancashire, lives in New Zealand where he works as a Consulting Engineer. He has been competitively freediving for 2 years and this is his first UK record.

Alan Barber Sets New British Record in Dynamic Apnea

On Thursday 24th July 2008, at the New Malden Centre, London, Alan Barber completed a performance of 186 metres. The new record beats the previous one of 178 metres, set by Martin Macnaughton in 2007. Alan, 35, from Yately, Hampshire is a relative newcomer to the sport and has been freediving for less than 18 months. This is his second UK record, as he also holds Men’s Dynamic Apnea Without Fins, set earlier this year.

Liv Philip Sets New British Record in Dynamic Apnea

On Saturday 28th June 2008, at the BFA Summer Outdoor Pool Competition, Liv Philip completed a performance of 122 metres, setting a new UK record in the Women’s Dynamic Apnea discipline. The new record beats the previous long-standing one of 119 metres set by Hannah Stacey in 2005. Liv is an AIDA freediving instructor from Camberwell who also holds the British Freediving records in Static Apnea and Dynamic Apnea Without Fins.