Severinsen Sets World Record Under Ice


Danish freediver Stig Åvall Severinsen set a new world record last Saturday the 6th of March, swimming 72 meters under ice in one breath. This was in lake Knudsoe near Ry in Denmark.  The former world record was 57.5 meters, swum by Wim Hof of the Netherlands in March 2001.

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