According to the Guinness World Records, what is the longest time someone has held their breath underwater?
- 5 mins
- 15 mins 43 sec
- 20 mins 12 sec
- 22 mins
The current world record for holding your breath underwater is an inhuman 22 mins by a Danish man named, Stig Severinsen, nicknamed, “The Man Who Doesn't Breathe.” He is a four-time world champion freediver who, also swam 500ft underwater in 2mins and 11secs, which makes him a real life Aquaman. Most people in good health can hold their breath for approximately two minutes.