Dana Kunze is a champion high-diver. He has held the world records for the highest dives. Dana Kunze began his professional high diving career in 1974 at the age of 13. He won his first world championship in 1977 and maintained a winning streak for seven years. Dana now maintains a company that produces high dive shows. He was tied with the world record for highest dive at 52.4 m (172 ft) until 1985, when Randy Dickison (fracturing his leg in the process) set a record of 174 feet 8 inches at an event in Hong Kong. In 1987, the current record of 53.9 m (177 ft) was set by Oliver Favre.
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