Professional Diver Battles the Bends
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1190 , Segment 1
Episode: Diver Bends
- Sep 24, 2021 7:00 pm
- 41:03 mins
The bends can cause horrible joint pain, paralysis, and even death. An experienced diving instructor met the bends in Russia’s Blue Lake in 2012. Martin Robson recounts his harrowing experience, both beneath and above the surface. Guest: Martin Robson, co-author of "Between the Devil and the Deep: One Man’s Battle to Beat the Bends"