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!!!New Static Record!!!

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ambrosia

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Congratulations to Stephane Mifsud (FRANCE) who has set a new world record in the STATIC APNEA discipline with a time of 8'24.
(Record set Saturday November 8th pending approval by AIDA)
 

MaxDream

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Nov 17, 2002
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Congratulations to Stéphane.

8'24'', that's an impressive number.
The best inofficial static performance I've ever heard of is Timo Kinnunen's 8'29'' in 2002-12-07, followed by Herbert Nitsch's 8'27'' in Cypress. 8'24'' is pretty close to these numbers. I wonder if it was a personal best for Stéphane.

If anybody knows someone who did more than 8'29'', please let me know.

When is/was Stéphane going for the dynamic record?
Please post the result.

-Maxtream
 

ivan

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Jan 26, 2002
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hi

Wow thats's incredible, finally Stepanek's 8:06 has been beaten by quite a lot as well. Who's gonna challenge that ;)

cheers
 

loopy

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Oct 24, 2002
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Wow that's insane, eight and a half minutes... thats the sort of things most of us can only dream about, well done to Stephane!
 

noa

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Yup, that is amazing ! still can't see the purpose of static, or it's connection to diving. it has nothing to do with diving, but that can be debated in many ways. Max, yeah i know some people (yoga masters) who can hold their breath for a long time, how long ? twenty minutes ! hope they never compete, or we'll look a bit ridiculous. however, i do NOT want to be negative as Stephane's time is really huge and it surelly make me look ridiculous.
delphicly, Noa
 

jodyfreedive

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Sep 25, 2003
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Way to go Stephane Mifsud! An amazing accomplishment!

I feel a little sorry for Martin Stephanek. He lost two of the most prestigious records in one year. I saw in the Performance Freediving thread where someone said he may try for the dynamic world record next month. Maybe this will further motivate him.
Jody
 

glennv

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Nov 28, 2002
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Congrats Stepfane. Amazing time.
I must have gotten some of you energy because without knowing you where doing you magic that day, i broke the Dutch National record at a for your standards humble 6:04. I am very happy with it since i only started freediving one year ago.
But i don't think you should be afraid yet ;)
 

Jorg

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Nov 15, 2001
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Oh yeah! Glenn has the Dutch Static record since Saturday! Glenn, also congrats to you! Only a few minutes and you've got the worldrecord!
 
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