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95 year old WW2 veteran breaks record as oldest scuba diver

LARNACA, Cyprus: A 95-year-old British veteran of World War two broke his own record on Saturday as the world’s oldest scuba diver after taking the plunge to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus. Ray Woolley, who turned 95 on Aug. 28, already holds the record as the oldest active male scuba diver. On Saturday he dived for 44 minutes at a depth of 40.6 meters, beating his previous record of 41 minutes and 38.1 meters - when he was 94. “We did it...I feel great. It’s lovely to break my record again and I hope if I can keep fit…

Japanese scuba diver has 25-year friendship with a fish

Scuba diver Hiroyuki Arakawa and Yoriko are the unlikeliest of friends. Japan's Tateyama Bay is home to a lifelong friendship - between a local diver and a fish named Yoriko. The diver, Hiroyuki Arakawa, has long served as the caretaker for an underwater Shinto shrine, and it is through these dives that he met Yoriko, an Asian sheepshead wrasse, over 25 years ago. One day, Arakawa found her looking exhausted and carrying an injury. So he did what any friend would do: he took care of Yoriko, feeding her crabs and…