PADI is happy to announce the registration of the first PADI Freediving Center in Sharm El Sheikh, Freediving World Apnea Center!
We are also particularly proud to have the center’s owner Andrea Zuccari, multiple Freediving Record Holder and PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer on-board the PADI freediving family.
Let’s start with Freediving World Apnea Center
Freediving World meets PADI Freedivers needs at all levels all the way from beginner to instructor level. The center is equipped with a 25m swimming pool, platforms which are fitted with counterweight systems as well as several buoys/lines reaching different depths, a perfect set-up for freediving courses, group training sessions and workshops.
…and now, let’s talk about Andrea
- 3 Italian National Records in Variable Weight (VWT) and No Limit (NLT)
- 10 Swiss National Records in CWT, CNF and FIM
- 2 No-Limits Tandem Word Records
- In 2014 Andrea becomes the deepest man in the world using a Freediving Mask with 175m in No Limits
Andrea is currently training to reach the “no packing” target in “TheDeepDiveProject”. Stay tuned and follow Andrea on Social Media for the latest news and information about “TheDeepDiveProject”.
2007 51m: Constant Weight Without Fins (CNF) – Swiss Record
2008 71m: Free Immersion (FIM) – Swiss Record
71m: Constant Weight (CWT) – Swiss Record
55m: Constant Weight Without Fins (CNF) – Swiss Record
75m: Free Immersion (FIM) – Swiss Record
77m: Constant Weight (CWT) – Swiss Record
120m: No Limit (NLT) – Swiss Record
125m: No Limit (NLT) Tandem with Anna Von Boetticher – World Record
2012 131m: No Limit (NLT) – Swiss Record
126m: No Limit (NLT) Tandem with con Stavrow Kastrinakis – World Record
135m: Variable Weight (VWT) – Italian Record
155m: No Limit (NLT) – Italian Record
175m: No Limit (NLT) – Italian Record (second deepest man in the world)