Ice diving world record – level 2

04-03-2024 07:00

Valentina Cafolla reclaimed her apnea ice diving world record in just 36 hours when she dived 140 meters deep without oxygen or assistance.

She set the record in 2017, but Yasuko Ozeki broke it sometime later. Now, Cafolla got her title back at Lago di Anterselva in the Italian Alps although the weather was challenging. Cafolla also set a new world record with a double fin dive the following day. Everyone could see that she was ready to win when she dived into the icy waters.

Cafolla’s record is in the Guinness World Records once again, and she now looks ahead to competing in the Freediving World Championships in Belgrade in July.

Difficult words: apnea (freediving), challenging (difficult), double fin (two fins joined together which help move easier underwater).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What challenges did Valentina Cafolla face during her latest record-breaking dive and how did she overcome them?


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