At 24, the French Arnaud Jérald, a new prodigy in deep freediving, broke the world record in twin fins by descending to 112 m deep.
A 3 minute and 24 second dive made on Tuesday, September 15, in Kalamata, Greece.
“I had to get it into my head that I had to do 112 meters for it to be a world record.
», Explains the freediver.
The day before, the Russian Alexey Molchanov had broken the previous record by descending to 111 m in 4 min 10 seconds.
An exploit which pushed the Frenchman to surpass himself: "Not easy the day before a dive to get into this dynamic and then I said to myself" Well, anyway, you've been doing the depth of 111 , there comes a time when you have to move on.
So I experienced this day as a training session. ”
Arnaud Jérald had signed his first world record in 2019 at 108 m deep.