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] documentary, “[Stan
Lee’s Superhumans]”. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do
not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and
safety precautions. : http://www.history.com/ :
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
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.
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]. : http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loshowdei_record
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.
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.