Guinness World Record Holder Stig Severinsen To Be Featured On U.S. Television

Four-time Danish World Champion freediver and “Breatheology” innovator Stig Severinsen will be featured this weekend on U.S. cable television showcasing his Guinness World Record 500-foot (152.4 meters) underwater monofin swim below one-meter-thick ice on a single breath of air.

The one-hour broadcast, “The Man Who Doesn’t Breathe,” will air on the National Geographic Channel at 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, October 26th. It first aired in Denmark on the Discovery Channel on October 20th, 2013.

Check out‘s September 2013 interview with Stig on his record-breaking swim by clicking here.




photos by Christoffer Hollensberg Hansen – Copyright

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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