Longest continuous immersion [Controlled environment | Hooka]

Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 0:53 am

7.375 days (177 hours) – David Blaine remained submerged in an acrylic sphere in front of the Lincoln Center (New York City) starting on May 1, 2006. The sphere had a diameter of 2.4 m (8 ft) and was filled with water containing 0.9% salt. He breathed, ate and drank through tubes. He suffered from skin breakdown and liver failure.

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. 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.

By | 2017-08-27T00:53:30+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Records, Scuba Diving|

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