Freediving into 130 ft deep Y-40 Deep Joy pool with one breath? Sounds thrilling? Suicidal? Well, France’s Guillaume Nery just did that and reached the bottom of the world’s deepest pool in 2 minutes. According to Mail Online, Nery is seen plunging into the pool and reaching the bottom slowly. For doing this Nery had to empty his lungs to be less buoyant and sink freely. Guillaume said that sinking was only half of the challenge, the other part was to have his wife, Julie Gautier swim parallelly and film the whole dive that too without a scuba equipment. Guillaume Nery said his unconditional love for the place made him take the challenge.
In a Mail Online report Guillaume said: ‘I just love this place, its one of the most fascinating places to freedive in the world, even if its artificial. When you are in this pool, it feels like a science fiction scene, futuristic, and the water is so clear that sometimes you have the feeling that you are flying.’
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The 35-year old said that the act would a huge challenge for a normal person but for him it was ‘straightforward’. He has broken four records previously – Guillaume can dive 126m below the surface. As a part of cautionary measure, Guillaume always has someone with him when he is diving. After the video was released in the social media, it has been viewed more than half-a-million times.
The architect who designed the project is Emanuele Boaretto and the Boaretto Hotel Group and it was opened in June 2014. It also offers various underwater activities like underwater photography sessions, scuba diving, and dive training.