But you can at least for 1 minute hold air?
Tom Sitas stayed under water without air 22 minutes and 22 seconds. 35-year-old German was competing with the former record holder in this discipline Brazilian Ricardo Bahi.
German diver Tom Sitas set a new world record for static apnea - breath at the minimum depth in a relaxed state.
Tom Sitas stayed under water without air 22 minutes and 22 seconds. Over the weekend, China's 35-year-old German fought with the former record holder in this discipline Brazilian Ricardo Bahi.
Both athletes got into the water containers, to try not to lose each other in the length of breath. Brazilian Record, listed in the Guinness Book of Records, was 20 minutes 21 seconds.
Citas before immersing the food did not take more than five hours to slow the body's metabolism. Then for some time he was breathing pure oxygen from a cylinder, without this it is impossible to be so long without air. His personal best breath without the use of pure oxygen is 10 minutes 12 seconds.
For the first time the ability of the free diver for a long time under water without air noticed his diving instructor, who taught the art of Tom apnea. Now the German lung capacity by 20% more than the average person.