I started freediving in 1994 during my first visit to Greece. In the
year 2000 I attended my first competition, the 1st Danish
2000) at the island of Bornholm in Denmark. I have attended
competitions since including club competitions in the Aarhus
Club, nationals, and internationals (e.g. Indoor-DM
1st Copenhagen Open
Dutch Open 2002), the biggest of which was the AIDA-Team
Championships, Ibiza, Spain, 2001, as coach
the Danish team (see pictures here).
Together with two friends Peter Mejlhede and Stig Aavall Severinsen I
founded AFK-Aarhus Freediving
Denmark, in 2000. I was chairman, assistant coach, life guard, and
trained freediving there in the period 2000-2003, before moving to
Sydney. Have been the organizer of record attempts and competitions
both local (within the club) and national selection trials and
championships. I have furthermore been safety diver at several
Since 2001 I have been member of the board in Dansk
Denmark that is
associated with the international freediving association AIDA-International.
My position in the board has been 'AIDA-International
Consultant' including being an assembly member of
I have been a national freediving judge under AIDA-Denmark since
and am certified to judge at Danish and Swedish freediving events.
Currently I am training with my wife and some freediving friends in
more informal club 'AFK-South' in Sydney in our private 25m / 50m lap
and in the oceans around Australia.
DIVE SAFELY, AND NEVER ALONE!