A former competitive swimmer and coach, he started freediving in 2010.
After 10 years of working as a scuba diving instructor, he decided to try diving without equipment.
Since then he has become a PADI system instructor, AIDA and Molchanovs instructor-trainer.
He is a 14-time National Champion of the Netherlands (all depth disciplines, including current records)
Currently active Netherlands national team member
Instructor-trainer of the AIDA and Molchanovs systems qualified to teach instructor courses.
Emergency First Responder Instructor for the CPR qualification necessary for master freediving courses.
CMAS World Vice-Champion in the Masters category (athletes over 50) in the CNF and CWTB disciplines.
- Constant Weight Monofin - 100 meters
- Free Immersion - 95 meters
- Constant Weight Bifins - 88 meters
- Constant Weight No Fins - 68 meters