Born: August 11th, 1974 Died: October 4th, 2002
Audrey was a French World Record setting Freediver. Born into a family of snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiast, Audrey was swimming by age 2 and already a seasoned scuba diver by age 13. In her teens, her family moved to Mexico City. She became fluent in Spanish and went on to study Marine Biology at a university in La Paz, Mexico. After graduating she moved to Miami, FL where she met her future husband and fellow diving enthusiast, Francisco Ferreras. On October 4th, 2002 she blacked out and died while attempting to break the World Record at 171 meters. In 2002, she was inducted posthumously into the Women Divers Hall of Fame and in August 2004 a book that tells her story was written by her husband and published under the title The Dive: A Story of Love and Obsession.