Johanna Nordblad Swims 50m Under Ice For New Guinness World Record

Finnish Freediver, Johanna Nordblad has swum into the record books – specifically the Guinness World Records – by completing a 50m / 164ft Freedive horizontally under ice wearing only a swimsuit and a mask on Saturday 14th March at lake Päijänne, Finland.

This gives her the Women’s World Record.  The mens record is held by Stig Severinsen who set a 250 feet (76.2 meters) record back in 2013.

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.

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