UMBERTO PELIZZARI was born in 1965 in Busto Arsizio, Italy.
1.89 m tall and 84 kg he boasts a lung volume of 7.9 liters. At 5 years old he could swim perfectly, and at the age of 17 he had already completed eleven seasons of competitive swimming. Umberto graduated from the University of Milan in July of 1990 with a degree in informatics, but his life was to take a very different turn. He would commence on a long sporting career of freediving, establishing seventeen world records in all the disciplines.
The only athlete in the world to set records in all three specialties of apnea, Umberto closed his career with – 80 m in constant weight, – 131 m in variable weight and – 150 m in No Limits.
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Apnea Academy