25/12/1975 Turin, Italy
2 times Worldchampion Freediver
3 World Records
16 National Records
Starts freediving since he was a child in Liguria, spending summers with his grandparents, playing in the Sea, the same Sea that makes him scared.
When he is teenager during winters far from the Sea, trains in a competitive swimming team and summertime he starts to go deeper in his dives.
At 14 he starts to get interested about Yoga because he knows that can help for relaxation and breathing to be able to improve his dives.
At 18 met Umberto Pelizzari, his idol, italian freediving world record holder, and two years later he become his safety diver, training with him.
At 20, in October 1996 he wins the first Worldchampionship by team in Nice.
In November 1996 he becomes freediving instructor.
At 22 while fishing in Elba Island he has a predeath experience and he is rescued by his friend Angelo, this experience changes his life, giving a deeper meaning in what is life itself.
In October 2001 he wins again the Freediving Worldchampionship by Team in Ibiza and one month later he set a Worldrecord at 91 meters in Freeimmersion, in Capri Island.
In 2002 and 2003 he spent the winter in Mysore, India, to improve his Yoga technique directly from the source.