World's first scuba wheelchair

Watch the video to find out more!

Artist Sue Austin has become the first person to dive beneath the sea in a self-propelled wheelchair which she designed herself.

Sue developed the chair with help from dive experts and academics.

It works by using a propeller to move the chair and fins at the backs of her legs steer below water.

Sue has been a wheelchair user for 16 years and first had the idea after learning to scuba dive.

Ore has been to meet her and hear all about her underwater adventures.

More on This Story

  • Newsround logoWatch Newsround

    Watch the latest update from Newsround, CBBC's news programme for children.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.