In 1988, Wesley Carman crashed the Thundercraft 52 in Canada. Here is footage of the crash. He ended up being under water for 9 minutes. Thanks to the determination of one doctor not giving up on him, he was saved with no long lasting injuries. He later raced in the late 90's.
Wes getting ready to dive Wes outside the cave
Wes ouside the cave Wes going in the water
Capt. Wes at the helm That's a big lobster
Douglas Carman Doug decorating Christmas Float
Douglas with Ex President George Bush Sr
Wes and Doug at the Boat Doug and Juan with a
Show in the early 80s Hydrohoist delivery
Wes driving the fork lift Wes at age 16 driving a race boat
Still photographs from Wes's crash in 1988 shown above in video.
Wes driving the forklift Early HydroHoist Boat Show display
Doug's Racing Boat