Most bubble rings on a single breath of air
Last updated: May 18, 2018 at 17:10 pm
71 – On February 3, 2018, Jorrit Bruinsma (Netherlands) produced 71 perfectly formed bubble rings on a single breath of air in a tank at the DuikVaker Exhibition, in Houten, The Netherlands. It took Bruinsma 2 min. 24 sec. to complete the record setting dive at a depth of 70 cm (27.6 in.). In order to qualify, each bubble ring must reach the surface intact from a minimum depth of 61 cm (24 in.) before bursting. The depth was verified with a tape measure from the top of Bruinsma’s weight-belt to the surface of the water. In addition to being live-streamed, the record event was supervised by four witnesses positioned at the top and sides of the tank to count the bubble rings and to ensure Bruinsma did not rise above his starting position. The bubble ring final count was done by video analysis from above the tank in order to eliminate any bubbles that did not make it to the surface intact.
Danny Martherus | AIDA level D judge (Highest-ranked judge in the NL)
Roland Reumkens | Lawyer
Steffan Schrage | Divemaster from the Royal Dutch Navy
Eric Van Riet Paap | Freediving instructor
43 – On November 24, 2017, Ettore Pozzo (Italy) produced 43 perfectly formed bubble rings on a single breath of air in the world’s deepest dive tank in Montegrotto Terme, Italy.
Jorrit Bruinsma | Verified by Diving Almanac & Book of Records official
Ettore Pozzo | Verified by Diving Almanac & Book of Records official
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.