Sword swallowers make it look like they’re swallowing swords by actually swallowing them.
There’s no illusion to this favorite sideshow. The swallower must learn to relax the throat muscles long enough to get the sword down, no easy feat.
The swords they use are very dull, but the tips must be allowed for, not only is there some risk to hitting the bottom of the stomach, but nicking the sides of the throat, esophagus, or stomach is also a possibility.
This is not a safe pastime.
It takes a lot of skill, and even the pros get hurt doing it.
So don’t try it at home, and if you love to swallow swords, give us a call.