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Tag Archive: world record


Scuba World Depth Records – Science versus the Human Factor – Perspective on the future of scuba world depth records; the issue of human versus scientific & technological limitations on extreme diving depth.  by Andy Davis The way I see it, there are two ‘types’ of serious world records; those primarily dependent on human factors […]

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 Another Scuba Depth Record Attempt in 2016.  One More Case of Plummet And Pray? It was announced today that Egyptian diver, Wael Omar, is preparing for a new World Record attempt for the deepest dive using scuba equipment.  His announced target depth is 400m.   Here is the initial press release: Egyptian diver Wael Omar prepares […]

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A Fatal Attempt: Dr Guy Garman’s World Depth Record 2015 Analyzing The Psychological Factors That Can Lead A Team Into A Destructive Goal Pursuit. by Andy Davis  On the 15th August 2015, the technical diving community received sad news that the latest World Depth Record attempt, to 1200ft/365m) had ended in tragedy when the participant, […]