I hold the Guinness World Record for the longest breath hold of 22 minutes, AND for the longest freedive under ice on a single breath of air (236 feet) in speedos. My name is Stig Severinsen, I am a four time freediving world champion, and hold a ...
Proof GWR for 22 minute breath hold VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqERqQj-ozc&
GWR for ice dive (236 feet) VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_y8TeORDTY&
GWR Validated (Ice Dive): http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/1000/longest-swim-under-ice-breath-held
1) How do you train to get your body and mind ready for these extreme records?
2) What do you think about as you are holding your breath for that long?
3) Can you suffer from brain damage holding your breath for that long?
4) Why do you do these extreme records?
5) How do I get started in freediving and breath holding?
Front Page - Thank You Reddit - You Are The Best. Keep Your Question Coming. I am doing the best to answer them, but I am being FLOODED right now! And soon have to go do some training in the ocean! But this sure has been fun! I would love to come back some other time...
Been a long awesome day with you all! Literally impossible to answer all of your questions. Keep posting your questions and sharing the conversation with your network, and I will get back to answering more tomorrow! Thanks for your understanding! This was really fun!
UPDATE 11/13/12: Thanks so much for an awesome time here on Reddit! I am planning to do this again sometime in the future! Have an awesome rest of the week!
UPDATE 11/16/12: Due to the sheer amount of attention this post has gotten online, I will be spending time this weekend answering more of your questions. Right now, my book on amazon is sold out, but if you would like to download it immediately, please go to breatheology.com, and on the front page you will see it available (Ebook).
FINAL UPDATE - THANK YOU ALL - PLEASE SEE ALL DETAILS IN VIDEO BELOW - DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS!!
UPDATE 11/18/12: I´m back...as promised;) - Will answer some questions now but running out of time. Instead I have made a special Thank YOU video (LINK BELOW). I hope this will bring new value to YOU and the rest of the Reddit "family";) - We will announce the winners here on Reddit after the expiration date Nov. 25th 2012. AND remember - that winner might very well be Y-O-U;) - Enjoy the video below and make sure not to miss the important details in the end. Thank you all once again - this has been GREAT and it would be fun to come back;) http://youtu.be/gv9LBFyaozg
Friendly, THE STIG (aka NOT the race car driver...but "Aquaman" coined by you all) :-)
Happy Thanksgiving to all - thank you for great engagement - here is a special Thank You for all in the Reddit "family" - be sure not to miss the goodies in the video...and stay tunes for a fabulous "Black Friday" surprise;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv9LBFyaozg
FINAL UPDATE. Reddit Challenge closed. Thank you all for taking a chance and congrats to Jeff G for winning a FREE Lifetime Membership in our brand new Breatheology Academy. - It looks like this;) - http://www.breatheologyacademy.com - and you are always welcome - signup is FREE;)