17 March 2011 Last updated at 09:29 ET
A US shallow diver has broken his own world record by swan-diving 36ft (11m) into a paddling pool containing just 12in (30.5cm) of water.
Darren Taylor, also known as Professor Splash, dived into a pool of near-freezing water in Trondheim, Norway, making the jump his 13th Guinness certified record.
Mr Taylor, who is from Colorado in the US, has 25 years’ professional high-diving experience and works as a stunt diver.
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Darren Taylor is the talent behind Professor Splash. Taylor, who hails from the great state of Colorado, has more than 25 years of professional high diving experience. He has traveled the world breaking world records and entertaining millions.
Taylor holds eight world records in five countries (Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan, and the US) and is considered the greatest stunt diver in the world! He is the only diver that has mastered the art of shallow water diving.
Professor Splash has received wide spread acclaim for his unique talent. He has been featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live where he broke his own world record and has been featured in Sports Illustrated and numerous other publications. He is currently on record in both the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s 2009 Edition.
Darren Taylor was born on March 8th, 1961 according to Darren Taylor
March 8th, 1961
3 + 8 +1+9+6+1 = 28 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Bold. Daring. Heroic. Survivor. Possibilities. Overcoming obstacles. Personal power. Willpower. Powerful. Unstoppable. Fearlessness. Weightlifting. Strongman. Where there’s a will there’s a way. Making the impossible possible. Nothing is impossible. Fortune favors the bold. Only the strong survive. Flexing your muscles.
using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z
A = 1 J = 1 S = 1
B = 2 K = 2 T = 2
C = 3 L = 3 U = 3
D = 4 M = 4 V = 4
E = 5 N = 5 W = 5
F = 6 O = 6 X = 6
G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7
H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8
I = 9 R = 9
how he appears to the world = DY = 47 = Famous. Name & fame. Notoriety. Name recognition. (Inter)nationally known. High profile. VIP. Well-known. Household name. Public life. Limelight. Legendary. Notable. Noteworthy.
Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life. Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the month of birth and the first three letters of the name.
March 8th, 1961 Darren Taylor
3 (March) + 4 (D is the 4th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) = 26
So from ages zero to twenty-seven he had the numbers 3 (March), 23 (sum of the first three letters), and 26 (3+23=26) going on.
3 = Self-expression.
23 = Leadership. Zest. Action. Exercise. Physical fitness. Working out. Athletic. Entrepreneur. Self-starter. Enterprising. Just do it! Leading the way. Taking the lead. Leader of the pack. A real go-getter. Physical activity.
26 = Enthusiasm. Charisma. Personality. Popularity. Celebrity. Appearance.
Ages 27 to 54 are ruled by the sum of the day of birth and the 4th, 5th and 6th letters of the name.
March 8th, 1961 Darren Taylor
8 (born on the 8th of the month) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) + 5 (e is the 5th letter of the alphabet) + 14 (n is the 14th letter of the alphabet) = 45
So from ages twenty-seven to fifty-four he has the number 8 (born on the 8th of the month) , 37 (sum of the 4th, 5th and 6th letters of the name), and 45 (8+37=45) going on.
8 = Discipline. Grounded. Practical. Pragmatic. Strength. Power. Control. Business. Status. Recognition. Prestige. Prominence. Business sense. Foundation. Structure. Solid. Sturdy. Concrete. Tangible. Regimented. Having a strong foundation. Climbing to the top of the mountain. Elevation in status.
37 = Hydrophilic. Swimming. Diving. Water. Splash.
45 = Intense. Hardcore. Focused. Unflinching. True grit. Self-mastery. Maximum effort. Giving it your all. Giving 110%.