This is nothing when compared to your yogis, who used to hold their breath for a long time.
Unfortunately they were not doing all that for the sack of records & no recordings were done too, hence it all went unnoticed...
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Blaine, whose previous stunts include spending 44 days in a glass box hung near the Thames in London, had been hoping to get to 23 minutes as he was suspended in a water-filled sphere on Oprah Winfreys television talkshow in Chicago. The previous record of 16 minutes 32 seconds was set earlier this year in Switzerland by Peter Colat.