Watch the Longest Recorded Swim Beneath Ice

For most, the idea of plunging into a frozen lake in the middle of a Finnish winter wearing nothing but swim trunks and goggles is the stuff of nightmares. To Wim Hof, “The Iceman,” it was just another challenge worth conquering in his ongoing quest to blow the minds of mere mortals. This fete earned him a spot in the Guinness World Records for the longest recorded swim beneath ice.

A calm breast stroke beneath inches of ice

Are you preparing to face frigid temperatures? Don’t forget your base layer!