Egyptian Diver Ahmed Gabr breaks Record Guiness for deepest Scuba Dive at more than 1,000 feet

(Sportalsub.net / Ahmed Gabr / Record Guiness) Ahmed, a 41-year-old Egyptian, has broken  on september 19th the record guiness for the deepest SCUBA dive, plunging an astonishing 332.35 m (1,090 ft 4.5 in) in the Red Sea off the coast of Dahab, Egypt. Ahmed's amazing dive broke the previous mark of 318.25 m (1,044 ft) by South African Nuno Gomes in 2005, also off the coast of Dahab. In order to make the record dive, numerous precautions and preparations needed to be taken to ensure Ahmed's safety and success. The special forces officer in the Egyptian Army has spent 17 years as a diving instructor and used the last four training for the attempt. He submitted his original application of intent to Guinness World Records more than a year before his dive. When the day finally c...