PLOUF Brut, partner of “20 Minutes”, meets a follower of the intoxication of the depths
Arnaud Jerald is a freediving world champion. Here he is coming back from the depths after a diving course in Marseille — Allygaga/Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0
“I started to snorkeling without knowing how to swim: I fell in a swimming pool when I was one year old, my diaper filled with water and made me sink, laughs Arnaud Jerald, then saved. by his mother. “&Cedil;has been my first apnea at 2.50 meters, which isn’t too bad for at that age.”.
“It’s when I started snorkeling to breathe”
It’s after much practice scuba diving Marseille, with his dad, whom the young man says he came to; his sport: “ À At the age of sixteen, I walked along the rope to’` 30 meters and arrived bottom… I felt good. Finally, it’s doing freediving that I really started. to breathe,” explains this former shy man.
Already holder of seven world records in apnea, the young 26-year-old sportsman has won a number of them. a new one on October 3, 2022 by reaching 123 meters deep in (only) 3 minutes and 11 seconds!
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