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The Woman Who Dives The Deepest

Most people can hold their breath for forty seconds, Tanya Streeter can hold her breath for over six minutes. Diving to the ocean floor on a single breath is an ancient skill among pearl and sponge fishermen, but only in the last 20 years has it become an internationally competitive sport. It requires superhuman levels of stamina and fitness.

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Submitted: 04/19/2013
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#9 - verityxx (04/20/2013) [-]
Good video

But the note at the end depressed me
User avatar #3 - LtMcG (04/20/2013) [-]
The youtube tile came out as Extraordinary People: The Woman Who Dives the D

This is extremely misleading
User avatar #1 - midgetjesus (04/19/2013) [+] (2 replies)
That's pretty cool, the world record for voluntarily holding one's breath is 22 minutes


www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/1000/longest-time-breath-held-voluntarily-(male)
User avatar #8 to #6 - lolwtfdairyqueen (04/20/2013) [-]
Drowning people.
User avatar #10 - winsauceiswin (04/20/2013) [-]
and then the ending just...aww man that's sad
User avatar #7 - churrundo (04/20/2013) [-]
I read "The woman that drives the deepest" and I was expecting something entirely different.
User avatar #26 - formeranony (04/25/2013) [-]
need shorter versions of these things
#25 - KingofPhobia (04/21/2013) [-]
wut
User avatar #23 - happytoaster (04/20/2013) [-]
i like how this is about extrodinary feats, but i love how the first thing we see when she start talking about it is her ass.
User avatar #21 - dinosaursinspace (04/20/2013) [-]
i can hold mine for 30 seconds
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User avatar #18 - xef (04/20/2013) [+] (1 reply)
But how long can she "deep"throat? ;)
User avatar #16 - simplelife (04/20/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Can't you risk brain damage after holding it for only 3 minutes?
User avatar #15 - pockyrin (04/20/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Isn't there a tribe that live on huts built into the water, swim all their lives and can hold their breath way longer? They pearl fish for money.
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#24 to #14 - Lacuna (04/20/2013) [-]
She can slow down her heart, so she doesn't use up all the oxygen as fast, meaning she has more in her body for longer, keeping her brain fed.
User avatar #13 - localcatbarber (04/20/2013) [-]
21:44 Did you know the tanks are filled partly with helium to make them lighter?
User avatar #12 - stcronin (04/20/2013) [-]
I watched the whole ******* thing, and it was all happy with suspense and resolves when she breaks the record, then out of nowhere 22:02 is morbid... damn.
User avatar #11 - fuzzum (04/20/2013) [-]
MFW: "Your direct rival, attempted to break your record..she died trying" ...sadfaice.
#5 - anonymous (04/20/2013) [-]
I can hold my breath for like 15 seconds....
User avatar #4 - kingofants ONLINE (04/20/2013) [-]
I bet she could suck some dick.
#2 - anonymous (04/20/2013) [-]
The title showed up before the video came up...

I was expecting a dirty joke
Fj i am dissapoint
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