2007-04-05

Freediver Profile









Bio:
Name: João Filipe da Costa
Birthdate: April 5, 1976
From: Madeira Island (Portugal)
Height: 1,87 m
Weight: 77 Kg
BMI: 22.01
HRrest: 47 bpm
Blood Type: A RH+

Lung Function Tests:
  • VC IN: 7,09 L (vital capacity)
  • RV: 3,12 L (residual volume)
  • ITGV: 5,89 L (intrathoracic gas volume)
  • TLC: 10,41 L (total lung capacity)

Bruce Protocol:
  • T: 16 min. (total time completed)
  • HRmax expected: 184bpm (220 - Age)
  • HRmax reached: 178bpm (97%) -> 16,3 METS
  • VO2max estimated = 3,62 x T + 3,91 = 61,83
  • VO2max formula = 15 x HRmax/HRrest = 15 x 178 / 47 = 58,72

National Freediving Records for Portugal:
  1. 2005-06-25: 30m without fins* (Rumo ao Abismo 2005, Azores)
  2. 2007-08-24: 42m free immersion* (Conquista Azul 2007, Madeira)
  3. 2007-11-03: 40m without fins** (4th AIDA World Championship, Sharm el-Sheikh)
  4. 2010-08-08: 52m free immersion* (Odisseia-Sub 2010, Sesimbra)
  5. 2010-09-12: 41m without fins* (AIDA PT Outdoor, Sesimbra)
  6. 2014-06-15: 42m without fins** (7th Mediterranean Freediving World Cup, Crete)
  7. 2014-06-19: 45m without fins** (7th Mediterranean Freediving World Cup, Crete)
  8. 2014-06-21: 50m without fins**▼ (7th Mediterranean Freediving World Cup, Crete)
*AIDA Portugal
**AIDA International
▼Current National Record
 
AIDA World Ranking Profile:
http://www.aidainternational.org/freediver/joao-costa


Personal Bests:

Freediving:
  • CNF: -50m
  • CWT: -50m
  • FIM: -52m
Apnea:
  • STA: 6m06s
  • DNF: 109m
  • DYN: 127m

Event log:

2016:
  • 2016/10/15-16 (Lisbon): Underwater Sports Coach Program - Level 1
    (UW Hockey, UW Rugby, Exams)
  • 2016/09/24-25 (Lisbon): Underwater Sports Coach Program - Level 1
    (Apnea, Finswimming, Handicap)
  • 2016/09/10-11 (Lisbon): Underwater Sports Coach Program - Level 1
    (Didactics, Pedagogy, Underwater Activities)
  • 2016/07/09-10 (Lisbon): Underwater Sports Coach Program - Level 1
    (Human Body, Nutrition, Doping)
  • 2016/06/18-19 (Lisbon): Underwater Sports Coach Program - Level 1
    (Psychology, Training Methodology)
  • 2016/04/05 (Internet): Oceanic Freediving website launched online
2015:
  • 2015/12/20 (S. João da Madeira): Apnea Indoor Competition
  • 2015/06/19 (Lisbon): Freediving: "The Underwater World on One Breath"
2014:
  • 2014/08/21-22 (Azores): FII - Level 2 Instructor Exam
  • 2014/08/18-20 (Azores): FII - Level 2 Freediver Course
  • 2014/06/01-22 (Crete): 7th Mediterranean Freediving World Cup
2013:
  • 2013/07/27-29 (Tenerife): FII - Level 1 Instructor Exam
  • 2013/07/23-26 (Tenerife): FII - Assistant Instructor Course
  • 2013/07/22 (Tenerife): FII - Advanced Freediving Safety
  • 2013/04/05-07 (Madeira): FII - Level 1 Freediver Course (Sea)
2012:
  • 2012/11/24-25 (Lisbon): FII - Level 1 Freediver Course (Pool)
2011:
  • 2011/10/03-11/27 (Lisboa): Apneia360 - Research study about Apnea
  • 2011/09/02-17 (Desertas): Monk Seal Conservation Program
  • 2011/06/12-26 (Berlengas): Freediving Stage
2010:
  • 2010/12/05 (S. João da Madeira): Indoor AIDA PT
  • 2010/09/12 (Sesimbra): Outdoor AIDA PT
  • 2010/08/01-15 (Sesimbra): Odisseia-Sub 2010
  • 2010/06/27 (Vila Nova de Gaia): Indoor AIDA PT
  • 2010/06/07-20 (Porto Santo): Freediving Stage
  • 2010/02/05 (Lisboa): Expo-Sub 2010 Conference 
2009:
  • 2011/08/04-06 (Berlengas): Freediving Stage
2008:
  • 2008/10/18 (Portimão): VideoDigiSub 2008
2007:
  • 2007/11/01-03 (Sharm el-Sheikh): 4th AIDA World Championship 
  • 2007/10/19-21 (Dahab): Triple Depth 2007 (safety freediver)
  • 2007/08/24 (Funchal): Conquista Azul 2007
2005:
  • 2005/12/10-11 (Funchal): 1º Indoor de Apneia da Madeira
  • 2005/12/08 (Funchal): AIDA Judge “E”
  • 2005/06/15-30 (Horta): Rumo ao Abismo 2005
  • 2005/06/18-21 (Horta): AIDA Freediver ***
  • 2005/03/13 (Cantanhede): III Indoor AIDA PT
2004:
  • 2004/12/05 (Amadora): II Indoor AIDA PT
  • 2004/04/22-25 (Funchal): AIDA Freediver **

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