First quadriplegic open water dive

Last updated: August 29, 2017 at 23:29 pm

2006 – On November 14, Matthew Johnson (USA) became the first ventilator dependent quadriplegic to scuba dive in open water off Tavernier Key, Florida. Johnston’s first dive to four feet for 15 minutes, then made a second dive to four feet for 10 minutes.

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