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Kirk Krack

Kirk's Freediving Achievements

Demonstration World Record in DPV Assisted
78 meters / 257 feet
Personal Best Constant Ballast
75 meters
Personal Best Static Apnea
6:45
Personal Best Dynamic Apnea
110 meters

Personal Statistics:

Birthdate: December 4th, 1968
Resides: Vancouver, Canada
Occupation:

President and Founder of Performance Freediving

Freediving Trainer / Coach / Educator /Motivational Speaker

Performance Freediving International

  • Trainer / Coach / Educator
  • Athlete management
  • Motivational Speaker
  • President of PFI

Canadian Association of Freediving and Apnea (CAFA)

  • Past President / Founder
  • Captain of Team Canada
  • CAFA National Judge

Association for the International Development of Apnea (AIDA)

  • Was an AIDA Executive Board Member
  • AIDA International Judge Level A Trainer

Scuba diving Credentials

  • IANTD / TDI Trimix Instructor Trainer
  • IANTD / TDI Trimix Gas Blending Instructor Trainer
  • IANTD / TDI Rebreather Instructor Trainer
  • PADI Master Instructor

Kirk Krack is a professional freediving trainer and coach who has worked with eight current world record holders, including Tanya Streeter, Brett LeMaster, Mandy-Rae Cruickshank, Martin Stepanek, Eric Fattah and Karoline Dal Toe.

Kirk is a past member of the executive board of AIDA International and is also an AIDA International Judge where he actively judges world record attempts and competitions. He is also the past president of the Canadian Association of Freediving and Apnea (CAFA) where he also organizes and runs regional and national competitions.

As captain of Team Canada for CAFA, he has successfully coached and managed the women's team to two first place finishes at the last two AIDA World Championships. In 2004 Kirk was the lead organizer when CAFA hosted the AIDA World Championships in Vancouver Canada.

Kirk has an extensive recreational and technical scuba diving background as an instructor trainer in trimix and mixed gas diving as well as ice-diving and other related fields. With this experience Kirk has been involved in numerous freediving events as diving supervisor, safety diver and videographer for freediving pioneers like Pipin and Audrey Fererras.

His experience in the technical diving industry has helped him achieve depths of 152 meters / 500 feet and helped him develop diving businesses in Canada and the Cayman Islands. His diving industry business experience started when he bought his first dive shop in 1990 at age 20.

Currently he runs his company, Performance Freediving International, where he conducts educational clinics and provides different training services. Kirk also trains and coaches members of the Performance Freediving Team at different world record attempts and competitions.

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