Diver breaks underwater record

A Sussex policeman has broken the British record for free diving by reaching a depth of 230 feet below the Red Sea.

Sussex free diver smashes record

A Sussex Police sergeant has set a new British depth record for freediving - that's diving without oxygen. Dave Kent swam 230 feet into an underwater cave in the Red Sea, holding his breath for two and half minutes.

But he can go without air for over seven minutes. And now he has the European and World freediving records in his sights.

Our reporter John Ryall went to meet him.