Event Details

Deja Blue 8

Deja Blue 8

World record status
Start date: 2017-05-14
End date: 2017-05-21
Location: Deja Blue, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Event Type: Mixed Competition
Additional info: -
Disciplines: STA DYN DNF CWT CNF FIM
Safety Qualifications: -Full trauma care with hyperbaric chamber located in George Town Hospital which is 2min from main evacuation exit point -Grand Cayman is within an EMS paramedical supported system -EMS and evac exit within 10min of all dive sites -Primary support boat plus fast evacuation boat -Dr. John Feiner, is competition doctor and has all Advanced Cardiac Life Support interventions (AED, advanced airways, oxygen and more) -Bill Coltart, head of safety rebreather team is Paramedical trained -Lead safety freedivers and organizer Kirk Krack along with John Hullverson are EMT trained with DAN DEMP training -Saftey freedivers have PFI Saftey Freediver and PFI Supervisor Freediver certifications which include DAN DEMP (includes neuro, O2, AED, ect) -Safety freedivers and support personnel go through a PFI Freediver Code Course developed by Dr. Kerry Hollowell -Safety rebreather divers are all technical/trimix trained and headed up by Bill Coltart at trimix rebreather instructor trainer -PFI developed counter-balance system is one of FOUR primary safety and bail-out systems utilized (safety freediver, deep scooter freediver, counter-balance, safety rebreather divers) -Primary and secondary freedivers meet at 1/3 depth, along with on-deck primary/secondary safety on stand-by -Deep scooter safety freedivers typically meet at minimum 40m or 1/2 depth and deeper staying within visual of rebreather divers -Rebreather divers start safety at 60m and deeper -All safety protocols and scenarios are practice daily before athletes arrive and competition starts
Safety plan: See above.
Maximum depth: 150m
Pool size: -
Maximum pool depth: 2m
Minimum pool depth: 1.5m
Main Judge: Carla Hanson
Other Jury Members: Grant W Graves
Assistant Judges: -