Johanna Nordblad Sets a New Guinness World Record in Freediving under Ice

An achievement and redefining of human physical and mental limits is often described through the extreme sport of freediving. All the results, performances, records - it can only be achieved through the complete and perfect harmony of mind and body. And in freediving, mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, perhaps even more so. In 2013, Stig Severinsen set a record in men's freediving under ice - he swam the distance of 76.2m. On March 14th, 2015, Finnish Freediver, Johanna Nordblad set a new Guinness World Record for freediving 50m /164ft, breaking the women's record in freediving under ice.
4. 4. 2015

Same as Severinsen, Johanna Nordblad had only Speedos, a cap and swimming goggles during her attempt. Nordblad's world breaking attempt was a part of a freediving event Päijänne on the Rocks 2015 in Pulkkilanharju, Finland. The organizers have now released two videos from the amazingly cold event that you can watch below.

Part 1

Part 2

4. 4. 2015
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