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Cazadero Diving Expedition 2016 successfully completed!

As communicated by the official fanpage Cazadero Diving Expedition 2016 ended successfully, and two of our compatriots: Marcel Korkuś and Bartosz Wnęk return from the Argentinean lake Cazadero with a new Guinness record. Interestingly, both men took the record away from another Polish expedition, after less than a year since it was set! We are
Published: March 8, 2016 - 20:07
Updated: July 22, 2023 - 12:53
Cazadero Diving Expedition 2016 successfully completed!

As communicated by the official fanpage Cazadero Diving Expedition 2016 ended successfully, and two of our compatriots: Marcel Korkuś and Bartosz Wnęk return from the Argentinean lake Cazadero with a new Guinness record. Interestingly, both men took the record away from another Polish expedition, after less than a year since it was set!

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We are still receiving new information, but the matter is very fresh and there is still time for a complete summary. At this moment, we would like to share with you the success of the expedition itself and the information that all the requirements have been met for the Guinness record to be officially recognised. So, the new record in high altitude diving is 5990 metres!

“We are after the conversation with Marcel, despite not favourable weather conditions (snow, wind) the dive proceeded without major complications. Fortunately, the portable hyperbaric chamber (Gamowa bag) did not have to be used. The guys are already at 5750 m above sea level , a strong wind exceeding 100 km/h is blowing, the snowstorm is not letting up , Today late in the evening the CDE 2016 team will reach the village of Fiambala.” – entry on the official profile of the expedition.

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Marcel Korkuś

Organizer and leader of the Cazadero Diving Expedition 2016. IANTD diving instructor, full trimix diver with dives below 100 meters. Certified diver in PADI, CMAS, IANTD and TDI. Graduate of the Maritime Academy, specialist in the broad field of sea rescue. Officer navigator with experience on the world’s largest specialised vessels. WOPR lifeguard awarded with GRATIA MAIOR for searching for and retrieving drowning victims and a silver WOPR badge for merits.

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Bartosz Wnęk

A climber, alpinist, member of the Szczecin Mountaineering Club and for several years also a member of its Board. He is passionate about every type of mountain activity, from climbing high mountains, through bouldering and drytooling to hook climbing. He works as an industrial climber. Also a filmmaker by passion, founder of Showtime Studio.Bartosz Wnęk

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A climber, alpinist, member of the Szczecin Mountaineering Club and for several years also a member of its Board. He is passionate about every type of mountain activity, from climbing high mountains, through bouldering and drytooling to hook climbing. He works as an industrial climber. He is also passionate about filmmaking and is the founder of Showtime Studio.

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Editor-in-chief of the DIVERS24 portal and magazine. Responsible for obtaining, translating and developing content. He also supervises all publications. Achived his first diving certification – P1 CMAS, in 2000. Has a degree in journalism and social communication. In the diving industry since 2008.
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