Blancpain has been working closely with this Italian freediving expert since 2007. He is very proud of his outstanding performance and offers his sincere blessings.
15 free diving record holders Gianluca Genoni set a new record again this year, challenging human limits. This time he set a new world record in the field by diving freely into the 152-meter-high sea of Zoagli near Portofino, Italy.
In this diving challenge, he used the world’s fastest diving thruster to push him into the deep sea at a speed of more than 100 meters per minute. DR
The purpose of this free diving challenge is not only to show the physical fitness and skills of Gianluca Genoni’s champions but also to test the performance of new equipment in the deep sea. In this diving challenge, he used the world’s fastest diving thruster to push him into the deep sea at a speed of more than 100 meters per minute. Gianluca Genoni wears an inflatable life jacket developed by Mares, which allows the diver to immediately float to the surface in the event of any emergency. Researchers at the Divers Alert Network also conducted in-depth research on the performance of Gianluca Genoni, hoping to further improve the safety of freediving activities.
The record set by Italian free diver Gianluca Genoni relies more on the powerful functions of the Blancpain 500 Fathoms diving watch (the ‘big sister’ of Fifty Fathoms). The 500 Fathoms dive watch has high-quality performance and a rugged design with no compromise on sports watches. It is a top-level professional diving watch. The water resistance of this model is 100 bar (1000 meters), equipped with a helium exhaust valve device necessary for diving into a closed environment; the case of this atmospheric watch is made of titanium, after drawing, 48 mm in diameter, equipped with The 1315 self-winding movement is specially designed for Blancpain sports watches.
Blancpain 500 Fathoms. © Blancpain
Blancpain has been enjoying a very high reputation since the launch of the Fifty Fathoms diving watch in 1953. This time, the practical performance and durability of the 500 Fathoms diving watch have proved that the platinum watch is invaluable in the diving watch field Replace professional status.