Mr Deeks, a South African who lives in Colliers Wood, south London, was put on a ventilator after the accident last Thursday. He was taken off the machine on Saturday and made an immediate recovery. He was released from hospital last night.
Mr Deeks, 35, does not remember what happened but suspects a large wave may have dragged him into a whirlpool. "It's a miracle I survived," he said. ..."
It had to have been the cold water acting as anti-inflammatory thus keeping his brain cells from dying. Nonetheless it was a heck of breath control set. [Link]