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Under-Ice record set

“A Croatian freediver has set a new world record depth of 45 meters (148.5 feet) in Norway’s ice-covered Bunne fjord south of Oslo, reports AFP.

He appeared to suffer a blackout and stopped breathing when he surfaced, but later recovered in hospital.

According to their team leader, Steinar Flaatteng, the record was official and will appear in the Guiness Book of Records, but we are attempting to verify the attempt and certifying body.

Full story at:
http://www.centraleurope.com/croatiatoday/news.php3?id=301890

Stephan Whelan
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Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. 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 lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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