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Blue Element 2016

Start date: 02.11.2016
End date: 12.11.2016
Location: Soufriere, Dominica
Event Type: Depth Competition
Organizer: Jonathan SUNNEX
Disciplines: CWT CNF FIM
Event Medic Name: Jani Valdivia
Event Medic Qualifications: Neuro Surgeon, Trained with and assisted Tom Ardivany during William Trubridges 102m record attempt July, 2017
Additional info: AIDA Judge course to be run in conjunction
Safety plan: Blue Element 2016 Safety Proposal Key Personal COS- Jonathan Sunnex Platform- Louisa Collyns Medic- Juani Valdivia Judges- Carla Hansen, Mario Zuzic Safety Aspects -Professional Safety Team -5 Experience safety divers trained in EFR, and in particular EFR to dive related incidents (All safety divers trained to assist Medic) -1 Medic, Neuro surgeon and freediving related injury specialist Juani Valdivia -Counter ballast system in case of any deep incidents below safety diver range -Sonar to monitor athlete and safety divers -Well equipped medical supplies and equipment(see inventory) -Portable AED on site and ready -Emergency O2 on site and ready -Evacuation boat on Standby -Evacuation vehicle on Standby -Nearest hyperbaric chamber Princess Margaret Hospital, Roseau(approx. 30 mins drive) -Evacuation Plan created and approved Safety Protocol How the Safety team will be Run -Pre-comp Safety meeting, all crew brought up to speed with logistics, protocols, evac. plans, additional training provided by Medical staff -Pre-comp Safety drills(in-water and dry) to be run by all Safety/Medical crew -Evacuation route to be tested and timed by organisors -Daily morning briefings to take place, weather conditions, (any additional)hazards identified, discussion of divers and announced performances, start positions of crew -Emergency drill/s to be performed at least once per set to keep team sharp, in water and/or dry. -End of day meetings to take place, discuss days events, what went right, what can be improved. Check video footage and analyze any incidents, however minor. Strive for improvement, aim for perfection. -Two diver system to be employed by Safety divers. Primary safety to meet at 1/3 of divers depth up to a maximum of 40m, minimum of 20m or as requested by the athlete. Secondary safety 10m less than primary, minimum of 15m. Grouper call from safety when meeting the athlete, unless otherwise requested. Primary and Secondary rotate each dive, fresh safety divers each set. Safety Diver Pre-requisites My safety team will be selected by COS(myself) based on previous personal experience with the safety diver, either from previous competition/s or from past attendance of one of my camps or courses. They will undergo further training with myself and the medic prior to the competition and the following exercises will be completed. -40m CWT with bi-fins(mono or bi-fin technique permitted) -30m rescue -Stamina test(30m dive, hang 20 seconds, surface for maximum surface interval 30 seconds, 20m team rescue) -C/B release test drill -Various U/W and surface drills, based off of real life scenarios, with as many 'out of the ordinary' scenarios played out as possible Best Prevention of Incidents -Medicals required by all athletes. Liability releases, List of Personal bests -Pre-comp qualifying, athletes can add only a maximum of 5m on each discipline to what they have have validated by safety team during training/qualification round. -Post dive(within 20 mins) all athletes to check SPO2, HR. If SPO2 below 95% and HR above 110 bpm, athlete to be rechecked 20 mins later. If same results, divers next dive up to approval of medical/safety team. -If athlete has an incident on any dives, must be cleared to dive by medical team before next dive can take place. -Divers lanyard to be checked and approved by judges. In Case of Incident Occurring -Incidents on or near surface dealt with by safety divers(eg, Blackout, LMC, Lanyard comes detached during decent). -Diver monitored by depth sounder, in case where athlete stops at one depth for more than 5 seconds, if they try to recommence decent CB to be activated. -If athlete remains stationary for more than 10 seconds during ascent, CB to be activated. Additional ten minutes added to proceeding dives OT. -Safety divers to meet divers at depths of up to a maximum of 40m. For incidents at depth safety within safety divers range, safety diver has two options. Take hold of diver and swim to the surface or take hold of the diver and take hold of dive line. Emergency signal sent to surface by shaking of rope by second safety, CB to be released bringing all divers to the surface. -For incidents below safety diver range CB to be deployed. -Once upon surface or in all surface incidents, safety divers will be first to respond with BTT, rescue breaths for up to 4 cycles. Any further treatment will be continued on the platform in correspondence with the medic. -Medic will be set up and ready to go before any diving will take place, proceeding dives will be delayed if necessary in order to deal with situation and be setup to continue. With the medical supplies and highly trained staff on site, evacuation is a final resort. Evacuation plan will be updated as soon as I have had time to speak with the relevant people and have all of the relevant information. EQUIPMENT LIST AS USED IN VB 2014, VB2015, VB2016, RETURN TO THE DEEP 2016 PLATFORM EQUIPMENT LIST: IN ORDER FROM LEFT TO RIGHT ON PLATFORM SIDE FOR MEDIC: 1. O2 E CYLINDER WITH O2 DEMAND REGULATOR 2. DAN BAG WITH O2 JD CYLINDER, O2 FLOW REGULATOR, BAG VALVE MASK, ORAL PHAYNGEAL AIRWAY, TRAUMA SHEARS 3. MECHANICAL SUCTION DEVICE 4. AED/MONITOR (ZOLL M SERIES AED/DEFIBRILLATOR) 5. *ADVANCED AIRWAY/MEDICAL BAG 6. BACKBOARD *ADVANCED AIRWAY/MEDICAL BAG FOR ALS PERSONNEL: R.N., M.D., PARAMEDIC: 1. LMA 2. IV START KIT/NS FLUSH 3. 500 CC NS/10 gtt TUBING 4. EPINEPHRINE CARPUJET 1;10,000 X 4 5. 10 CC NS PREFILLED SYRINGE FOR IV PUSH THIS LIST IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE. OTHER ITEMS THAT ARE PREFERRED ARE PARTICULAR TO THE NEEDS AND VENUE AT VERTICAL BLUE.
Maximum depth: 140
Main Judge: Mario ZUZIC
Assistant Judges: Not set
Additional Judges: Carla HANSON

REGISTRATION

Rest

Competition Day 1

CNF

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sophie JACQUIN France Female White 55 0 55 m 55 m NR
Sun Young KIM Korea, Republic of Female White 35 0 35 m 35 m
Male results
Nicolas AUBRY France Male White 55 0 55 m 55 m

CWT

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sofia GOMEZ Colombia Female Yellow 67 14 94 m 81 m Early turn, No tag
georgina miller United Kingdom Female White 56 0 56 m 56 m
Rosibel MOLINA Cuba Female White 55 0 55 m 55 m
Male results
Adam STERN Australia Male Yellow 97 4 104 m 101 m Early turn, No tag
Nicolas GIRARDIN France Male Yellow 81 5 86 m 86 m Grab
Dean CHAOUCHE United Kingdom Male Red 0 0 104 m 0 m DQBO

FIM

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Helena BENINGER Austria Female White 45 0 45 m 45 m
Male results
Jon FANE United Kingdom Male White 62 0 62 m 62 m

COMPETITION DAY 2

CNF

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Rosibel MOLINA Cuba Female Red 0 0 38 m 38 m DQ pull
Male results
Nicolas AUBRY France Male Yellow 50 7 63 m 57 m Early turn, No Tag

CWT

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sofia GOMEZ Colombia Female White 83 0 83 m 83 m CWT Bi-fins
Sophie JACQUIN France Female White 77 0 77 m 77 m
georgina miller United Kingdom Female Yellow 53 5 58 m 58 m Pull
Male results
Jon FANE United Kingdom Male White 61 0 61 m 61 m Bi-fins dive

FIM

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sun Young KIM Korea, Republic of Female Red 0 0 61 m 61 m DQBO
Helena BENINGER Austria Female White 50 0 50 m 50 m
Male results

Rest

Competition day 3

CWT

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sophie JACQUIN France Female White 80 0 80 m 80 m
Sun Young KIM Korea, Republic of Female White 55 0 55 m 55 m
Male results
Adam STERN Australia Male White 104 0 104 m 104 m
Nicolas GIRARDIN France Male White 89 0 89 m 89 m

CNF

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sofia GOMEZ Colombia Female White 58 0 58 m 58 m
Male results
Dean CHAOUCHE United Kingdom Male White 78 0 78 m 78 m National Record

FIM

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Helena BENINGER Austria Female White 54 0 54 m 54 m National Record
Rosibel MOLINA Cuba Female White 52 0 52 m 52 m National Record
Male results
Jonathan SUNNEX New Zealand Male White 75 0 75 m 75 m
Jon FANE United Kingdom Male Yellow 59 7 72 m 66 m Early turn , No tag

Competition day 4

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Rest

Competiton day 5

CWT

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sun Young KIM Korea, Republic of Female White 61 0 61 m 61 m
georgina miller United Kingdom Female Yellow 48 5 57 m 53 m Early turn, No tag
Male results
Adam STERN Australia Male Yellow 0 55 107 m 53 m Early turn, No tag

CNF

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Male results
Mathieu MARAIO France Male White 55 0 55 m 55 m
Jonathan SUNNEX New Zealand Male White 52 0 52 m 52 m

FIM

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sofia GOMEZ Colombia Female White 86 0 86 m 86 m Continental Record, National Record
Sophie JACQUIN France Female White 76 0 76 m 76 m National Record
Rosibel MOLINA Cuba Female Red 0 0 56 m 56 m DQ Other
Male results
Jon FANE United Kingdom Male Yellow 64 6 75 m 70 m Early turn, No tag
Nicolas GIRARDIN France Male White 68 0 68 m 68 m

Competition day 6

CWT

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sun Young KIM Korea, Republic of Female White 64 0 64 m 64 m
Sophie JACQUIN France Female White 42 0 42 m 42 m Bi-fins dive
Male results
Dean CHAOUCHE United Kingdom Male Red 0 0 104 m 104 m DQBO

CNF

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Rosibel MOLINA Cuba Female White 42 0 42 m 42 m National Record
Male results
Nicolas GIRARDIN France Male White 56 0 56 m 56 m

FIM

Diver name Diver country Gender Card Points Penalty Points AP RP Judge remarks
Female results
Sofia GOMEZ Colombia Female Red 0 0 90 m 90 m DQBO
Helena BENINGER Austria Female Yellow 43 9 60 m 52 m Early turn , No tag
Male results
Adam STERN Australia Male White 90 0 90 m 90 m National Record
Mathieu MARAIO France Male White 80 0 80 m 80 m
Jon FANE United Kingdom Male White 75 0 75 m 75 m