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South African Swimmer Amber Fillary Breaks Three Guinness World Records in Norway

South African record holder, Amber Fillary, has made history once again, setting not one, but three new Guinness World Records this weekend in Konsberg, Norway. On Saturday, March 2nd, 2024, Fillary shattered her previous record by swimming 100 meters under the ice on a single breath, wearing only a costume. Not content with that achievement, she pushed herself even further, breaking her own record the following day, Sunday, March 3rd, 2024, by swimming an astonishing 105 meters under the ice on a single breath, still wearing only a costume. But Fillary didn’t stop there – demonstrating unparalleled determination and skill, she then went on to set yet another record by swimming an incredible 110 meters under the ice on a single breath, this time wearing a costume and utilizing a monofin. 

With these remarkable accomplishments, Amber Fillary has secured her place in the annals of sports history as the sole individual to have swum the furthest under ice on a single breath. Her dedication to her craft, coupled with her unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible, has earned her international acclaim and admiration. 

In an exclusive statement, Amber Fillary expressed her elation at her unprecedented achievement, saying, “I am beyond ecstatic to have broken not one, but three Guinness World Records in the span of just two days. This journey has been nothing short of incredible, and I am immensely grateful for the support of my sponsor, Carrick Wealth, whose unwavering belief in me has been instrumental in this success.” 

“Carrick is immensely proud of Amber and her record-breaking achievements in support of mental health awareness. Her dedication to championing such an important cause is admirable and we are honoured to be a part of her journey.” Craig Featherby, Chief Executive Officer of Carrick Group of Companies 

Fillary’s feats extend far beyond the realm of athletics; they serve as a powerful reminder of the resilience of the human spirit. Drawing from her own struggles with mental health issues, Fillary hopes to raise awareness and inspire others to overcome their own challenges. “I dedicate these records to everyone who is battling with mental health issues,” she remarked. “I want to show that no matter how difficult things may seem, with determination and support, anything is possible. Together, we can break through barriers and achieve the extraordinary.” 

Amber Fillary’s triumphant display of courage, skill, and perseverance serves as a beacon of hope for individuals around the world. As she continues to defy expectations and push the boundaries of human capability, her legacy will undoubtedly endure for generations to come. 

For more information about Amber and her records, please visit www.amberfillary.com.


Follow her journey on social media: 

Facebook: @AmberFillaryIceSwimmer 

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