Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Holding your breath underwater...

According to the Guinness Word Records the longest anyone has ever held their breath underwater is 8 min 32.59 sec and was achieved by Karoline Mariechen Meyer (Brazil) at the Racer Academy swimming pool, Florianopolis, Brazil, on 10 July 2009.

Name: Karoline Mariechen Meyer (Brazil)
Time: 18 min 32.59 sec
Where: Racer Academy swimming pool, Florianopolis, Brazil
Date: 10 July 2009

(Source: Guinness World Records)

I also found this amazing short film showing "base jumping under water" - it would have taken a large amount of breath-holding despite presumably being shot in a number of different takes:

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