Man dives 36 feet into 12 inches of water

The daredevil, named Professor Splash, just set the new world record in a sport called shallow diving

Published February 15, 2011 11:16PM (EST)

His name is Professor Splash. And though some might call him a lunatic, he just set the world record for shallow diving with a leap from a platform 11 meters (roughly 36 feet) high into a pool with 30 centimeters (about 12 inches) of water. Behold. (But don't, you know, try this yourself.)

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