World Record Scuba Diver Organizing Biggest Underwater Cleanup

Egyptian scuba diver Ahmed Gabr, holder of the world record for the deepest technical scuba dive, is setting up another Guinness World Record attempt next month, but this time it’s not about diving deep and he needs your help.

Gabr wants to assemble 400 scuba divers on June 5th off the Egyptian coast to take part in the biggest underwater cleanup event on the planet.

Last September, Gabr set a new Guinness World Record for his 332.4-meter dive in the waters off Dahab, Egypt.

Now, he wants to help promote Egypt’s environmental conservation efforts and maintain the rich marine life in the Red Sea.

For more information, check out Gabr‘s website here.








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John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.