- George Kourounis
- Turkmenistan (Darvaza)
The first person to reach the bottom of Darvaza gas crater is George Kourounis (Canada), and was achieved at the Darvaza gas crater in Darvaza, Turkmenistan on 6 October 2013.
George had to descend over 30 m (99 ft) to reach the bottom of the flaming crater. The successful descent was featured on the television show Die Trying.