Stig Severinsen achieves first 20 minute 10 second breath-hold

Stig Åvall Severinsen completed a 20 minute, 10 second static breath-hold after breathing pure oxygen for 12 minutes.  The attempt was completed for a new Guinness World Record in Grenna, Denmark.

Stig 20 min Static

With his dive today, Stig Åvall Severinsen becomes the first human to pass the magic 20-minute barrier – a physical as well as mental feat and his way of pushing the limits for mankind.

Stig Guinness WR

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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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