Sword Swallowing World Records

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01:43 United States

Hottest Sword Swallowed

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer swallowed a 38-inch sword with the hilt heated to over 1,525 degrees Fahrenheit. The sword was made by blacksmith Ben Robbins who lowered the sword down into his throat using blacksmith’s tongs. He performed the feat for the [History Channel][1] documentary, “[Stan Lee’s Superhumans][2]”. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and safety precautions. [1]: http://www.history.com/ [2]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/StanLee’sSuperhumans

United States

Largest Group Of Nobel Laureates To Remove A Sword From Someone's Throat

Dan Meyer

On October 1, 2009, during the 19th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts, eight Nobel Prize Laureates removed a 22-inch solid steel sword from Ig Nobel Prize Laureate sword swallower Dan Meyer’s throat. The Nobel Laureates involved:[ Rich Roberts][] - Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine, 1993[ Wolfgang Ketterle][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2001[ Dudley Herschbach][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986[ Paul Krugman][] - Nobel Prize in Economics, 2008[ Roy Glauber][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2005[ Frank Wilczek][] - Nobel Prize in Physics, 2004[ Martin Chalfie][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008[ William Lipscomb][] - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1976 tag:RecordSetterBook01 [ Rich Roberts]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RichardJ.Roberts [ Wolfgang Ketterle]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WolfgangKetterle [ Dudley Herschbach]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DudleyR.Herschbach [ Paul Krugman]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PaulKrugman [ Roy Glauber]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RoyJ.Glauber [ Frank Wilczek]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FrankWilczek [ Martin Chalfie]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MartinChalfie [ William Lipscomb]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lipscomb

09:42 Australia

Longest "Hand to Hand" With Sword Swallowed

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx and Hemlock Merjarne performed a “hand to hand” for 7.89 seconds while Manx held a swallowed sword in his mouth.

02:06 Australia

Longest Handstand On Broken Glass While Swallowing A Sword

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx performed a handstand on broken glass for 8.47 seconds while swallowing a sword. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

09:42 Australia

Longest Handstand With Sword Swallowed

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx performed a handstand for 14.75 seconds while swallowing a sword.

00:44 United States

Longest Successful Basketball Shot While Sword Swallowing

Root Berry

Root Berry made a successful basketball shot from a distance of 15 feet while swallowing a sword. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and safety precautions.

01:13 Canada

Longest Time To Balance A Sword On A Swallowed Sword

Ryan Stock

Ryan Stock swallowed a sword and balanced another sword on top of it for 19.53 seconds. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and safety precautions.

01:56 Australia

Most Catches Juggling Three Clubs While Swallowing A Sword And Balancing On A Rola Bola

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx made 20 catches juggling three clubs while swallowing a sword and balancing on a rola bola. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

01:26 United States

Most Clubs Juggled While Sword Swallowing

Root Berry

Root Berry juggled five clubs while sword swallowing. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and safety precautions.

00:50 Australia

Most Consecutive Cartwheels With Sword Swallowed

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx completed nine cartwheels with a swallowed sword in his mouth. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

02:13 United States

Most Jewels Placed On A Car Being Pulled By Swallowed Sword

Dan Meyer

Sword Swallower Dan Meyer swallowed an 18-inch sword, then used it to pull a 3,700 pound Mini Cooper car covered in over a million Swarovski jewels. He set the record during World Sword Swallower's Day in Baltimore, Maryland. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

00:42 Australia

Most Neon Tubes Swallowed At Once

Aerial Manx

Aerial Manx swallowed two neon tubes at once.

05:50 United States

Most Swords Simultaneously Swallowed Underwater

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer simultaneously swallowed two swords while underwater. The first sword has a 21-inch blade and the second sword has a 24-inch blade. He performed the feat at the Italian show, [Lo Show Dei Records][1]. [1]: http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loshowdei_record

10:06 United States

Most Swords Swallowed At One Time

Dan Meyer

Sword swallower Dan Meyer swallowed a total of 15 solid steel swords in front of a packed lecture hall during his presentation on the “History, Art, and Science of Sword Swallowing” at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. Meyer assembled nine of his own swords (15–24 inches in length) and added six swords once owned by an early 20th-century sword swallower named Edith Clifford. Read more about the event here. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals.

01:19 United States

Most Swords Swallowed With A Macaw Perched On Shoulder

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer swallowed seven swords at once with his macaw parrot, Eiki, on his shoulder. WARNING: Sword swallowing can be extremely dangerous. Please do not attempt this record unless you are above the age of 18 and trained as a professional sword swallower. We will not accept submissions from minors.

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