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Fun Fact- The World Record for Holding One’s Breath is…

This German diver can hold his breath for 22 minutes.  Try not to feel inadequate that you can barely hold it for 30 seconds.

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This German diver can hold his breath for 22 minutes. Try not to feel inadequate that you can barely hold it for 30 seconds.

Nicholas Da Silva, Writer

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Many of us, when were at the pool playing with friends, or watching a suspenseful movie, will hold our breath just to see how long we can. But one German freediver, Tom Sietas, once held his breath for 22 minutes and 22 seconds! That’s about as long as half an episode of Narcos!

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