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How one man held his breath for 23 minutes

In 2014, free diver Goran Čolak stopped breathing for 23 minutes, breaking the Guinness World Record for static apnea. On average, a human body at rest takes about 12 to 20 breaths a minute, but you probably never think about it.

To learn more about how Čolak overrode his instincts to master the art of oxygen deprivation, watch above. You can get more videos like these by subscribing to the Vox YouTube channel.