05/25/2011 08:01 am ET | Updated Nov 16, 2011

Wim Hof, The Dutch Iceman, Breaks Ice On Keeping Warm

Would you take an ice bath -- for over an hour?

Would you run a half marathon -- in the Arctic Circle?

Would you try climbing Mt. Everest -- wearing only shorts and sandals?

Well, you're not Wim Hof.

The Dutch "Iceman" is known around the world for his unbelievable ability to perceiver in shockingly cold temperatures. But the icy Dutchman insists it's more mental than physical.

Hof says his talent is rooted in meditation.


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