Personal Best Freediving

Olga Rodnova
Started freediving in 2014, as a beginner training in the pool. In 2016 she became an instructor of the Molchanovs and AIDA systems. Since then she has been working as a freediving instructor all year round. She teaches both in the pool and at depth.

  • AIDA Judge
  • In 2019, an athlete of the Russian national team at the World Championships in Nice
  • Champion of Russia
  • National record holder of Russia

Personal Bests:
  • Constant Weight Monofin - 80 meters
  • Free Immersion - 73 meters
  • Constant Weight bifins - 70 meters
Pete Botman

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.

Personal Bests:
  • Constant Weight Monofin - 100 meters
  • Free Immersion - 95 meters
  • Constant Weight Bifins - 88 meters
  • Constant Weight No Fins - 68 meters