Friday, April 16, 2021
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
  Bizarre

Man holds breath for 24 minutes, 33 seconds


Posted on Wednesday, 31 March, 2021 | Comment icon 10 comments

Don't try this at home... Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Felipe Skroski
A 54-year-old from Croatia has managed to break the world record for holding his breath underwater.
For most of us, holding your breath for more than a minute can be a struggle - which is why the feat recently achieved by Croatia's Budimir Buda Sobat is so unfathomably impressive.

Under the supervision of doctors, the 54-year-old diver began his record attempt by spending a few minutes hyperventilating on pure oxygen before lying face down in a swimming pool.

Having given up bodybuilding to take up static diving, Sobat, who hails from the town of Sisak, had previously succeeded in holding his breath for 24 minutes but was keen to take things even further.
His latest attempt saw him break the Guinness World Record with a time of 24 minutes and 33 seconds - an absolutely unimaginable amount of time for anyone to hold their breath.

It is a feat achievable only by the most dedicated and requires a lifetime of practice.

Suffice to say, this is one record that you definitely shouldn't try at home.


Source: Oddity Central | Comments (10)


Tags: World Record


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by 'Walt' E. Kurtz on 30 March, 2021, 12:50
Hmm..most people can hold their breath for 2 too 3 min but holding your breath for longer than 5 min can lead to permanent brain damage.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Helen of Annoy on 31 March, 2021, 16:16
Yes, but he's from Croatia. We've got no brains... that couldbe damaged... at least not further damaged Kidding. Congratulations to Buda (diver's nickname, had nothing to do with Buddha, by the way) and I think it's admirable that he's helping fundraising for children of Sisak (his hometown struck by earthquake recently). I can't hold my tongue, let alone mybreath for 2 minutes... so 23 is just... unbelievable.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Cookie Monster on 31 March, 2021, 16:22
When I was younger I couldn`t understand how native divers around the pacific could spend 5 to 10 minutes underwater without breathing. Then I found out what they were doing and its easy. Before they dive they hyper-ventilate themselves for 15 minutes to maximise their blood oxygen levels. All this guy has done is taken it further by using pure oxygen. If anybody follows the anti-aging research then this is also relevant to that. Here is where they are up too: Hypoxia Contradiction: When our oxygen levels drop cells suicide themselves to free up oxygen for the rest of the organism. The aim bei... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by 'Walt' E. Kurtz on 31 March, 2021, 16:52
Dont hold your breath but I cant hold my breath longer than 2 min and I don't have a brain or it's very small
Comment icon #5 Posted by Jon the frog on 31 March, 2021, 17:18
Impressive but hum... he used a bottle for last breath in the pool. Probably of hyper rich Oxygen concentration. Looks like cheating.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Helen of Annoy on 31 March, 2021, 17:21
Not having a brain is quite practical. It's customary over here to console someone who just hit their head, or was hit in their head, with saying: "Fortunately, it was only a blow to your head, no vital organs to be worried about there."
Comment icon #7 Posted by Robotic Jew on 31 March, 2021, 19:42
Before I read the article I assumed this was just a dude puffing his cheeks out and breathing through his nose while a bunch of gullible people stood around amazed.
Comment icon #8 Posted by jethrofloyd on 31 March, 2021, 21:22
Boda is a proof we all started as fish some 450 million years ago.
Comment icon #9 Posted by razman on 31 March, 2021, 22:15
Yea i really find that kind of hard to believe
Comment icon #10 Posted by Adampadum123 on 3 April, 2021, 16:52
That's insane the brain starves of oxygen after 4 minutes.he must be part fish.the story sounds fishy


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Only 3% of Earth's land ecosystems are intact
4-15-2021
Mankind's relentless and destructive influence has damaged just about every ecosystem on Earth.
Pentagon: Pyramid UFO footage 'authentic'
4-15-2021
The Pentagon has confirmed the authenticity of recently released footage of pyramid-shaped UFOs.
Police disarm 'UFO detector' in New Jersey
4-14-2021
A 'suspicious' device allegedly used to track UFOs was reported to the police in New Jersey State Park recently.
60yrs on - Yuri Gagarin: the first man in space
4-14-2021
On April 12th, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human ever to venture into outer space.
Stories & Experiences
The voice of something not human
11-17-2020 | Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles
 
Shadow figure demon ?
11-14-2020 | USA
 
Ghost following me
9-18-2020 | Iowa
 
Mysterious glowing cube
8-23-2020 | Alabama
 
Black blob in my room/bed
7-23-2020 | Powell,TN U.S.
 
Transparent levitating ball
7-14-2020 | Santa Rosa, California
 
 
 
Grim reaper-like visitation
6-16-2020 | Canada
 
My monster catfish story
6-15-2020 | Dallas texas
 

         More stories | Send us your story
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
NASA studies underwater 'white smoker' vents
Posted 4-17-2020 | 3 comments
Hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor can teach us about possible habitats on other worlds.
 
10 strange things about our solar system
Posted 3-17-2020 | 0 comments
A look at some of the most mysterious things about our solar system.
 
Lizzie - Scotland's other loch monster
Posted 3-8-2020 | 0 comments
Amelia Dimoldenberg investigates the Loch Ness Monster's neighbor.
 
Adam Savage and Spot
Posted 2-14-2020 | 4 comments
Adam Savage tests out Boston Dynamics' impressive Spot robot.
 
NASA 2020: Are you ready ?
Posted 1-1-2020 | 3 comments
A look at what's coming up in the world of spaceflight this year.
 
 View: More videos
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2021
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ