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.

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Stephan Whelan
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 passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup DeeperBlue.com. 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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