Who is the deepest diver in the world?
Explorer Reaches Bottom of the Mariana Trench, Breaks Record for Deepest Dive Ever. Explorer and businessman Victor Vescovo descended 35,853 feet (10,927 meters) into the Pacific Ocean, breaking the record for deepest dive ever.
Who has been to the Mariana Trench?
On 23 January 1960, two explorers, US navy lieutenant Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard, became the first people to dive 11km (seven miles) to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. As a new wave of adventurers gear up to repeat the epic journey, Don Walsh tells the BBC about their remarkable deep-sea feat.
How deep can you dive without decompression?
There’s a bit of physics and physiology involved in a full explanation, but the short answer is: 40 metres/130 feet is the deepest you can dive without having to perform decompression stops on your way back to the surface.
What did James Cameron discover?
Editor’s note: On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the Earth’s deepest point, successfully piloting the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER nearly 7 seven miles (11 kilometers) to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench.
But the previous record holder, filmmaker James Cameron, begs to differ. The deepest point on the planet is Challenger Deep, a nearly 7-mile (11 kilometers) -long pit in the Mariana Trench. … But in 2012, Cameron became the first person to reach it alone, breaking the record for deepest solo dive ever.