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FORMER Royal Marine Commando Michael Board became the first Brit to freedive to a depth of 102m this week. The ex-Green Beret was competing at the Suunto Vertical Blue free diving championships in the Bahamas and had already posted a 100m dive earlier in the competition to smash the UK record. However, his celebrations were cut short by the death of fellow free diver Nicholas Mevoli later in the same session. The 32-year-old American died after losing consciousness shortly after leaving the water following an attempted 72m dive. Videographer / Director: Daan Verhoven / Igor Liberti Producer: Tom Midlane Editor: Ian Philips