Herbert Nitsch, the world’s deepest diver, will be back to the Maldives to take part in Neyvaa 2 Freedive event as a special guest diver.
The World’s deepest Freediver Herbert Nitsch will be participating in NEYVAA 2 in Maldives
Herbert Nitsch, the Deepest Man on Earth and freediving record holder, will be back to the Maldives in October 2022 for a new record at the 2nd edition of the Maldivian freediving event.
Herbert knows the Maldives. In 2015, he came to Soneva Fushi to give running freediving courses to the resort’s guests for 2 weeks.
On October 1, 2022, Neyvaa 2 will seek to break the record for the most individuals doing static apnea concurrently around the globe. The contestants are now being trained and prepared for the event by the Freedive Maldives.
About Neyvaa Freedive maldives
While Neyvaa 1 showcased the successful attempt for a Guinness World Record by 521 participants who practiced freediving simultaneously, Neyvaa 2 will return to set a new world record as ‘most people performing static apnea simultaneously.
What is static apnea ?
Static apnea is a freediving discipline in which a person holds their breath underwater for as long as possible while floating on water.
This event, which was planned to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of 50 years of tourism in the Maldives, will spread the love of freediving around the world and put the Maldives on the map for this activity. Neyvaa 2 will conduct static apnea as a collective act at the designated time in various locations throughout the Maldives.
Neyvaa 2 also emphasizes raising public awareness of climate change. The event, which promotes awareness of the global climate catastrophe that is harming the Maldives.
About Herbert Nitsch
Austrian freediver Herbert Nitsch has held world records in each of the eight freediving specialties that AIDA International has recognized. He is “the deepest man on earth” and the current freediving world record holder. When he established a world record in the “No Limit” category at a depth of 214 meters, he was awarded this title (702 feet). He currently has 33 recognized world records in all types of freediving.
Several resorts participate to Neyvaa 2 as training camps for their participants.
Participating resorts for Neyvaa 2 are Filitheyo Island Resort, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Royal Island Resort & Spa, Paradise Island Resort & Spa, W Maldives, Jumeirah Maldives, One&Only Reethi Rah, Grand Park Kohdhipparu, Crossroads Maldives, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and Soneva Fushi.
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