Ice day for a dip? Breathtaking footage captures champion freediver swimming UNDERNEATH a frozen lake
When Finnish art director Johanna Nordblad nearly lost her leg after a horrific accident, ice therapy saved it.
Now healed, she's a record-breaking freediver who swims for lengthy periods under frozen lakes while holding her breath - a dangerous but exhilarating passion she might never have found had she not been injured.
In fascinating new footage shot by British Director Ian Derry, Ms Nordblab, who lives on Lauttasaari island in Helsinki, Finland, is followed as she plunges beneath a hole in the ice and enters a world both beautiful and haunting in equal measure.
Ms Hordblad, who appeared... read more
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