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Space Cowboy Swallows Swords

Thursday, February 11, 2010 16:08 GMT

SYDNEY, Australia (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – One man’s sharp talent is a little hard to swallow.

Chayne Hultgren is known around the world as “The Space Cowboy” for the amazing feats he performs on stage.

Recently, Hultgren broke his own Guinness World Record for swallowing the most swords at once.

He sucked down 18 razor-sharp swords measuring six inches each, trumping his old record of 17.

The Space Cowboy says swallowing isn’t something that comes easily to him, or anyone else for that matter.

He’s been training since he was 16 for the record- breaking swallow and says, “It’s definitely one of my greatest achievements so far.”

To get his throat wide enough to fit that many swords, Hultgren stretched his airways with hoses and “built up” to the main event.

He assures there’s no real danger in swallowing sharp, steel blades, but admits his doctor doesn’t “recommend” his hobby.