Circuit des 4 Épreuves ApneaCity: 4e Épreuve En Profondeur
Start date: 2018-09-01
End date: 2018-09-02
Location: Flintkote Quarry, Thetford Mines, Canada
Event Type: Depth Competition
Organizer: Francois Leduc
Additional info: The Circuit des 4 Épreuves ApneaCity 2017-18, consists of a series of freediving events throughout the year, regrouping each discipline of the sport. First in the swimming pool: Static Apnea(STA), Dynamic no fins(DNF) and Dynamic with fins(DYN) and in depth: Free Immersion(FIM), Constant Weight(CWT) and Constant Weight no fins(CNF). In addition to the crowning of the winners in each event, the male and female athlete with the best performances in the 4 events cumulative, will be crowned winner of the Circuit ApneaCity Events at the end of the last event for depth disciplines that will be hosted at the Flintkote quarry in Thetford Mines during Labor day Weekend 2018. The final event of the Circuit des 4 Épreuves ApneaCity 2017-18 is finally here with the 4th Épreuve in Depth. Two days of competition where each athlete will perform in two disciplines of his choice between Constant Weight (CWT), Constant No Fins (CNF) and Free Immersion (FIM).
Disciplines: CWT CNF FIM
Safety Qualifications: Head of safety is Philippe Beauchamp: Qualifications: • AIDA instructor (since 2011) • EFR Instructor • Member of the safety team for the 2009 AIDA World Depth Championships (Long Island, Bahamas) • Safety diver for Watermen Project (Revillagigedos expedition 2012-2016) • Responsible for safety for: o All CASM competitions since 2012 and ApneaCity competitions Other safety team members will be selected and trained during the season prior to the event.
Safety plan: Emergency contact: Ambulance 911 ou 1-800-361-3010 Urgence médicale en plongée 1-888-835-7121 Service de médecine hyperbare, Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis 418-835-7121 #3812 Cell. : 418-835-7214 Centre Hospitalier de Thetford-Mines 418-338-7777 Centre hospitalier Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis 418-835-7121 Sûreté du Québec 418-423-3151 In-water safety o Will be handled by the safety team o 2 team members/competitor o Blackout protocol calls for 5min on pure oxygen under supervision of safety coordinator/Medic • Out-of-water o Medic on site dedicated solely to the supervision of our event. They will be briefed by our head of safety so that they understand the conduct of proceedings of the event. o On land safety staff will be briefed in case of emergency so that they can provide support and directions for the paramedics. o In the event of a major emergency (unresponsive diver), the competitor will be transferred to the Safety coordinator/Medic who will initiate the emergency protocols (911, CPR…) 3. Equipment • Oxygen tank • AED • Spinal board • Pocket masks and first aid kit
Maximum depth: 80m
Main Judge: Francois Leduc
Other Jury Members: Guillaume Latzko-Toth
Assistant Judges: -