The total number of divers that participated in all events on June 15th was 633 divers.
The total number of volunteers for the day was over 1500. Volunteers included the group leaders for the record attempt, pier cleanup, beach cleanup and members of the Women's Club of Deerfield Beach.
Official numbers from Deerfield Beach that divers, snorkelers, and surface support collected.
1,826 lbs. of lead including over 5,100 sinkers.
101.7 lbs. of fishing line including over 6,200 pieces
644.5 lbs. of miscellaneous items such as knives, fishing poles, wood, metal fragments and of course a 45 lb. dumbbell
Total weight = 2,572.2 lbs.
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Divers from around the globe participated in this event.
We Broke the record.
The previous record was held by Ahmed Gabr with 614 divers. With this year's clean-up we increased the total to 633.
Dixie Divers was formally awarded its GUINNES WORLD RECORDSTM certificate immediately after the achievement on June 15.
For those that want to purchace the offical certificate here is the link: https://store.guinnessworldrecords.com/product_info.php?products_id=32&fbclid=IwAR3fkVqTMKmRiph2tely4X1nRbCqUm9ScIA-wMVvvdrn-CIQYMaXIs6cVAU
Here is a link to a pdf you can print as a participant in the record from us here at Dixie Divers https://www.dixiediver.com/images/download/certificat%20guinness%202019.pdf
Here is a link picture from the event https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cdtyb1l15u2nsq6/AABUkOZrpd3Oc4EfdsJikUn9a?dl=0