Deepest Cold Water Scuba Dive On Compressed Air Following Recovery From A Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
National Diving & Activity Centre, England / June 11, 2015
James Neal scuba dived in cold water 64.2 meters deep.
Neal suffered a subarachnoid hemorrage following the rupture and bleed of an undiagnosed aneurysm in December of 2013. He recovered and was certified Fit to Dive at the end of July 2014.
The record attempt was made 10 months after returning to diving in June 2015.
PLEASE NOTE: We will only accept submissions from trained divers holding current certifications in this category.
- record setter MUST be endorsed medically fit to dive post-SAH by an approved diving physician
- must be a qualified diver and qualified to dive to the attempted depths
- cold water is defined as 8 degrees celsius or less
- compressed air is defined as normal breathing air made up of 21% oxygen, 78% nitrogen, 1% trace gases
- must follow same form as current world record holder
- must provide video evidence