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Salon de la plongée - Paris

Salon de la plongée - Paris

This week-end, 14th & 15th of January 2012, I will be at the Salon de la Plongée, in Paris. Come to join me on the AIDA booth. A special poster signing session will be organised with all the AIDA 2011 french national team.
World depth championships 6 – 101m & Bronze medal

World depth championships 6 – 101m & Bronze medal

Constant Weight Day. After some discussion with my coach, Cyril Paulet, I decided to announce 101m in CWT... I have been to 100 & 101m 4 times in training, and think that I can do it again, even with the competition stress... On the start list I am the 7th announcement. No stress. My start is early in the morning. Coldness from the previous days st
World depth championships part 5 – Opening and Constant No Fins

World depth championships part 5 – Opening and Constant No Fins

Here we are, the World championships are now open On the 19th of September the first competition day was for the No Fins specialist : Constant No Fins -CNF- Disciplin. In my particular case, I had decided, this year, not to participate to focus my trainings on depth with CWT and FIM. Within the french team, Brigitte and Morgan were participating. B
World depth championships part 4 – Mediterranean world cup

World depth championships part 4 – Mediterranean world cup

Before the official start of the world championships, we were training within the organization of the mediterranean world cup. After 10 days of training days we had the opportunity to perform 'official' dives. 3 days of competition in a row to test ourselves. It is really a good opportunity to check if our training is on the right way, and if we ar

Sharing my experience

2012, was an important year for me. I dedicated it to think seriously about my coming steps in freediving. I then decided to retire from competitive freediving ! After 7 years of freediving competition at an international level. 7 years during which I collected an impressive bunch of medals and cup, and 3 'world championships' medals (1 gold and 2
World depth championship part 2 – First dives in Kalamata

World depth championship part 2 – First dives in Kalamata

The Messinian bay is a wide bay, protected from most winds, where Kalamata takes place. The freediving dive spot is only a few 100 meters offshore from the hotel. A boat comes to pick us up at the hotel pier, and brings us in 5 minutes at the spot. Conditions here, are very good : 27°c water temperature, good water visibility and impressive organi
World depth championships part 3 – Reaching new depths

World depth championships part 3 – Reaching new depths

After these first days of acclimatation, it is time to try to dive deeper and increase performance. Increasing depth performances is an important challenge. It is highly demanding in terms of physical and mental ressources. If you are physically fit and think that your apnea is strong, then you will need to have a strong mental to be able to cross

Selected for AIDA depth world championships !

The AIDA France National commitee has ended-up its selection list for the coming AIDA freediving depth world championships : 'La sélection française sera composée comme suit (hors wildcards): Poids constant femme : Alice Modolo Brigitte Banegas Solenn Launay Poids constant sans palmes femme : Brigitte Banegas Immersion libre : Béatrice Bozon Br
World depth championship part 1 – Summer Training

World depth championship part 1 – Summer Training

I am now In Kalamata – Greece, in the exact location where the World Championships will take place from the 15th till the 25th of September. My goal is to train and be, as much prepared as I can, for these 6th year in a row that I am selected to attend to the AIDA Freediving World Championships. This summer the training was not easy in Geneva. Ba