September 17th - Miami, Fl. Hello there, your beloved writer is back. Well, I may not be your favorite but I’m the only one through this channel, right? Sorry fellows, but you are stuck with me. Today, we can officially declare the beginning of activities towards Pipin’s record matching attempt. He finally got in the water to ride the sled alone. Read more.


August 25th - Miami, Fl. As a tribute to his late wife Audrey Mestre, renowned freediver champion Francisco “Pipin” Ferreras will attempt a single-breath dive to the astonishing depth of 170 meters (557.7 feet). By doing this dive, Pipin would join his wife Audrey in the book of records, as the deepest human being ever to reach such depth, while holding his breath. Furthermore, it would be the first time in the history of the sport that a couple would hold the record together. Read more.

August 24th, 2003 - Since the beginnings of this year, Pipin has been working on the book about his life with Audrey, in conjunction with writer Linda Robertson. Linda is a writer for the Miami Herald and for the past months they have been having regular meetings to go over the story that has caught everyone's attention. Read more.


August 21th, 2003 - Check out the Miami New Times Article published on August 21th, 2003, by Tristram Korten, about Pipin's upcoming record attempt. Read the article.  


August 20th, 2003 - The organization for Pipin's dive in memory of his beloved Audrey, to take place on October 12th, 2003 is going forward. The city of Cabos San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico, has been selected as the location for the dive, due to its emotional significance: Pipin and Audrey met in that city while he was doing a World Record. Take a look at Pipin's training schedule and read more


August 12th, 2003 - Letter from Salma Hayek... " Dear Pipin: I have heard many stories in my life, but few have moved me the way yours does. Not since FRIDA have I been so passionate about seeing a life brought to the screen...". Read more.


August 12th, 2003 - Karen, through the IAFD’s Forum, asked a simple but quite significant question; “Any news on Pipin's dive today? I haven't seen anything mentioned anywhere...” She’s only reflecting the vast confusion that exists regarding many aspects… Pipin’s attempt, movie deals, James Cameron, this website, etc…To clarify some of these points, I would like to dissect in simple words (that’s the only way I can write, anyway!), what’s going on! Read more.  


August 7th, 2003 - Check out the Daily Variety Article published on August 6th, 2003 about the collaboration between Pipin Ferreras and James Cameron. Read more.  


August 5th, 2003 - LOS ANGELES. Twentieth Century Fox has acquired for Lightstorm Entertainment the rights to the life story of legendary freediving champion Francisco “Pipin” Ferreras, for filmmaker James Cameron to direct. Cameron will produce with Lightstorm partners Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini.  Judith Regan of ReganBooks, which will be publishing Pipin's autobiography, will serve as Executive Producer.  Read more.


July 15th, 2003 - Miami, Fl. On July 10 and 11, 2003, James Cameron (Cameron) and Pipin Ferreras (Pipin), with the presence of Carlos Serra, met in Miami, FL to foresee the potential participation of Cameron in the upcoming movie project, tentatively named, “The Dive”. Read more.


July 1st, 2003 - Miami, Fl. Pipin's announcement for his next record attempt is getting everyone's attention. After the passing of his beloved wife and our missed friend Audrey, many people kept wondering if Pipin would ever get back in the water for another record. He did say, "Yes, I will", but from saying it to actually doing it… well, there is a big difference. Particularly, when the people close to Pipin knows about many announcements made by him in the past that never came about. Now, that’s a different story, isn't it? Whatever the case, happens that salt water is just part of his DNA, so the answer is a big YES! Read more.


June 25th, 2003 - Miami, Fl. As a tribute to his late wife Audrey Mestre, Francisco “Pipin” Ferreras is publicly announcing his attempt to match the absolute world record in Freediving No-Limits of 170 meters (557.7 feet) held by Audrey. She passed away in October 12, 2002 in the waters of Bayahibe, Dominican Republic, while attempting to break the world record she had just set three days before her tragic attempt. Read more.