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    Qigong Challenges & Stunts

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    Chinese Fruit Vendor Increases Sales By Posting a $300 Kung Fu Challenge
    Max Chang - 16 hours ago



    A local Hangzhou, China fruit vendor has found an ingenious and almost magical way to attract new customers — post a kung fu challenge.
    Sun Yu seems to love two things — speaking English and practicing kung fu. He majored in English at the Anhui Agricultural University and practices kung fu during his breaks — Sun even calls his business the “Qigong Supermarket.” Qigong is an ancient spiritual practice that focuses the mind, body and breathing for meditation, martial arts training, and health purposes.



    To attract more customers in the past, he offered to give anyone a 50% discount if they could speak fluent English with him. After being criticized by his mom for losing money over that challenge, he put out another: Sun will give anyone who can knock him over 2000 RMB, which works out to about $322. He posted a sign that reads, “5 yuan for a try; 2,000 yuan if you knock me over.”
    So far, no one has been able to knock him over, but sales-wise, he’s attracted over 100 new customers with his marketing strategy who think they can knock down a kung fu enthusiast.
    Sun hopes to one day demonstrate his talent for kung fu on a local reality show.


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    Nice way to use your skills to market another business.
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    I'll have 6 lemons and the combo b punch to your throat with assorted kicks in the balls.

    5 dollars!?
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    Slightly OT

    ...yet parallel...sort of...

    China’s “Human Punching Bag” teaches us all what true pain is
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    Xia Jun fell under the media spotlight recently for his unique offer of one punch for 10 yuan. Setting up shop in front of train stations around Beijing he laid out a cardboard box and wore a white shirt with “Human Punching Bag: 1 Punch, 10 Yuan [US$1.60]” scrawled down it.

    Far from a *******-type stunt that we might have seen before, it’s hard to believe that anyone after hearing Xia’s story actually would have taken him up on his offer. In fact, it’d be hard to resist giving him at least 100 yuan and a hug instead.

    Those who come across Xia would first notice the deadly somber expression on his face and pictures of his once healthy son taped to his donation box sitting on a folding table. The table itself is draped with several documents from various clinics that Xia’s son has visited. These were the bills he would have to overcome to save his boy’s life.



    In between punching sessions Xia would visit his child who had been hospitalized for myeloid leukemia treatment. Once the boy was diagnosed, medical staff informed the family that in addition to years of treatment a bone marrow transplant would be required.

    Although, the success of the transplant looked promising, the cost of the surgery alone would come to 700,000 yuan ($113,000). It was a price that Xia couldn’t come close to affording. Even if he sold his house he would still be deeply in debt. So he took to the streets and threw himself on the mercy of strangers.



    At first Xia was only begging for donations to help his ill son, but he found that although some were willing to hand over money, most simply scoffed at his sign. They had just assumed his plea was a another sob-story con to boost panhandling.

    So, in an effort to appeal to the jaded masses, with little time to spare and nothing left to lose, Xia decided to throw his own body on the line and gave donors the right to pummel him if they would be kind enough to donate.



    It’s uncertain how effective the Human Punching Bag campaign was by itself. However, once the media in China learnt of Xia’s plight, word began to spread fast. Suddenly, not only did donations begin to pour in, but many reached out to him offering their sympathy and promises of more money to help his son through the lengthy treatment.

    It had gotten to the point that Xia couldn’t keep his phone charged because of the sheer number of messages of support that came through it. When he went for his daily visit to his son, there would sometimes be up to 20 other people also visiting with a kind word. In a touching show of community spirit, it was as if people from all around were rallying for the Human Punching Bag and his son.



    Miraculously in a rather short period of time, 800,000 yuan ($129,000) had been raised. It was enough to cover the transplant as well as some associated medical costs. Not only that, many had pledged to continue donating throughout the two years of Xia’s son’s treatment.

    Normally, this would be the part of the story where we say that Xia’s son is currently doing well after surgery, but unfortunately life doesn’t always go the right way. After receiving the transplant the boy’s condition began to worsen until the doctors finally gave him one month to live.

    And so, Xia and his family left Beijing to return to his hometown. He told the media that they would spend the rest of the time they have together taking the boy everywhere he wants to go. It’s the only way he knows how to deal with the worst blow anyone would ever have to take.
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    The guy who was willing to take a beating for real to get something helpful for someone else.

    That's real courage in my view.
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    Now I added "& Stunts" to the title of this thread

    There are some really odd ways to make a living in China...

    Look: Father-daughter duo make a living 'walking on blades'



    A 13-year-old teen from Wenzhou has turned heads with a painful-looking trick: the ability to walk on blades. She's been pulling off the performance since the age of seven, and her father is now encouraging her to drop out of school and pursue a full-time career in blade-walking—a move that we're sure could only end well.



    The girl's father, Xie Jikui, began learning magic tricks at the age of 10 and made a living through his acrobatic performances. After an unsuccessful marriage, he became the sole caretaker of his young daughter.

    Xie took his daughter to every one of his performances, and when she was old enough, she began assisting him. By the time she was seven, he started teaching her how to balance herself on the two blades.

    "Walking on blades has always been a man's stunt; I wanted my daughter to stand out in the field," he said.



    "It kind of scared me when I first started practicing and I got injured several times," young Xie told reporters during an interview with Wenzhou City News on Monday. "But I love acrobatics and magic, so I'll never give it up."

    During the interview, her father asked her to stand on the blades while waving two five-liter bottles in the air to “make the performance more visually attractive".

    Over the past years, the Xie family has lugged their "family heirloom" all across China, usually setting up performances at bars or outside of night clubs. The girl's father quit blade-walking a while back and has now become his daughter's "agent".

    Every performance earns them around a couple hundred yuan.

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    Maybe I need to add "tricks" to the title of this thread.

    Maybe if we get enough tricks here, we can split tricks into a separate thread.

    I've seen this trick performed in Kung Fu demos. There's a fb vid if you follow the link and if you look at the moment of the break, you can see how this is done.

    WATCH: Behold the power of the Chinese yuan... in this awesome magic trick



    As Beijing drives to make the renminbi a global currency, its power seems to be growing to unprecedented levels. There may be more than just economic strength in the Chinese yuan, perhaps powerful qi forces are at work, or could it be the Yanan spirit of Chairman Mao. One man proves once and for all, at a dinner table, mind, that the 100RMB is the strongest banknote of all. Watch as he drives the 100 renminbi note through not one, not two, but a whole handful of chopsticks.

    Yeah, we get how he did it. But we enjoy watching the bewildered guy in the yellow t-shirt at the end of the video.

    by Daniel Cunningham
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    By Shanghaiist in News on Aug 28, 2015 10:40 PM
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    Those stone rollers are heavy

    That looks painful! Chinese kung fu master gets neighbours to jump on him as he holds a 220lb stone in show of ‘inner strength’

    56-year-old Liu Jie has become famous in his town for his kung fu skills and is often referred to as 'the king of stone'
    He has been practicing the martial art for over 30 years now as a hobby although his wife thought he should stop
    The man even used kung fu to ward off thieves attempting to rob his wife who later told him to continue practicing

    By SOPHIE WILLIAMS FOR MAILONLINE
    PUBLISHED: 12:07 EST, 3 March 2016 | UPDATED: 12:08 EST, 3 March 2016

    Liu Jie, 56, has become famous in his home town in east China's Shandong province for his self-taught kung fu skills.

    The man from Qiaoshang village in Taierzhuang has been practicing kung fu for 30 years and even gets locals to join in by asking them to jump on a stone placed on his stomach.

    The stone weighs around 220 pounds and is meant to show how much 'inner strength' he has, the People's Daily Online reports.


    Tough as old boots! The man has become a mini-celebrity after showing off his kung-fu skills in Qiaoshang village, Shandong province


    Impressive strength and skills: The man shows his kung fu skills by performing a side plank with only one hand holding onto the stone


    Dedicated martial arts man: Liu Jie is a self taught kung-fu enthusiast who spends most of his spare time practicing the martial art

    In the village where he lives and works as a farmer, Liu Jie has been nicknamed 'the King of stone'.

    He says the trick where he gets people to stand on a stone, which is placed on his stomach, doesn't hurt at all.

    Liu Jie says he has been practicing kung fu for 30 years, even before meeting his current wife and married in Qiaoshang village.

    According to Tencent, he says he fell in love with the martial arts when he watched an acrobatic troop visiting his village.

    Liu Jie says that his wife thought kung fu was a waste of time and she asked him to spend his time more wisely.

    But in 2008, when he prevented a gang of ten men trying to rob her, she soon changed her mind and let her husband practice the skill.

    Now, Liu Jie is frequently seen performing at festivals and is one of the main acts.


    Muscle man: Liu Jie shows off his kung fu skills by making people stand on his body showing his strength to people watching


    Local kung-fu hero: The man has been given the nickname 'King of Stone' by fellow villagers in Qiaoshang village, Shandong province


    Unbelievable strength and power! The man gets viewers to put a stone over his hand while he already has a heavy stone on his stomach
    I love that this Liu has traditional folk music accompaniment in the 3rd photo. That's just bad ass.
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    kung-fu chef

    You have to follow the link to see the vid as it's embedded in the original story, but the photo shows all you really need to know.

    'Kung-fu chef' stands on knife blades, cuts meat atop balloon
    By Ben Hooper | April 7, 2016 at 1:54 PM


    A man known as a "kung-fu chef" stands on meat cleavers during a demonstration in China. Screenshot: Newsflare

    ZHENGZHOU, China, April 7 (UPI) -- A "kung-fu chef" in China showed off his skills by standing on the blades of two meat cleavers and slicing meat on a balloon without popping it.

    The video, filmed March 28 at a demonstration in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, shows the "kung-fu chef" first demonstrate the sharpness of his knives by dropping a cucumber that splits in half when it meets the blade.

    The chef then strands barefoot on the blades of the two meat cleavers as he cuts through meat placed atop a balloon.

    The meat is sliced, but the balloon remains intact at the end of the cutting.
    More on Kung-Fu-Chefs
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    This is dated, but just came to my attention....

    What an odd skill.

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    sucking balls

    There's a vid if you want to watch some ball sucking.

    He's handy! Kung fu master can pick up huge objects using only his PALMS thanks to bizarre suction technique

    Wang Boshun sucks up the balls with the palms of his hands in Fuyang
    He then sucks up a huge bamboo stick to the astonishment of the crowd
    His effortless performance was caught on camera early last month

    By FRANCIS SCOTT FOR MAILONLINE VIDEO
    PUBLISHED: 08:58 EST, 8 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:09 EST, 8 August 2016

    An impressive video shows a Chinese Kung Fu master using the palm of his hand to suck up and move big plastic balls.
    A crowd of spectators watch mesmerised as the martial arts experts picks up multiple light bulb shaped spheres.
    The artist, Wang Boshun, transfers them in twos from one table to another.

    Skills: 'Kung fu master' uses only his palms to lift objects


    Kung fu master Wang Boshun sucks up balls with the palms of his hands in Fuyang


    Handy: A crowd of spectators watch mesmerised as the martial arts experts picks up multiple light bulb shaped spheres

    In Fuyang, Anhui Province, last month, an amazed onlooker captured his show.
    Wang stands silently robed in yellow along Changjiang West Road.
    With lines of concentration etched across his face he fails to drop a single ball.


    Wang then moves on to pick up one beer bottle with another in feat that hardly seems possible


    Grand finale: Wang perches on top of a tiny stool and uses his palm to lift a bamboo pole

    He then moves on to picking up one beer bottle with another in a feat that hardly seems possible.
    For the grand finale he perches on top of a tiny stool and uses his palm to lift a bamboo pole.
    His effortless performance shows how he has become a master of sucking things to his palm.

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    Ftw

    Yes, there is video. And yes, this made my Monday.

    The most bizarre party trick ever? Woman allows friends to use a sledgehammer to smash BRICKS piled up on her crotch

    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
    Chinese woman lies on her back as two others hold her legs wide apart
    A brick is placed on her crotch and a woman smashes a hammer down
    The lady squeals as the brick can be seen crumbling in the strange trick

    By HARRIET MALLINSON FOR MAILONLINE
    PUBLISHED: 10:09 EST, 22 August 2016 | UPDATED: 10:09 EST, 22 August 2016

    This must one of the strangest party tricks of all time - and not one many of us will fancy trying at home.
    In a truly bizarre scene, footage from China shows a woman lying on her back with her legs wide open as others smash bricks using a hammer... on her crotch.
    A group crowd around to watch the unusual form of entertainment and at one point even a young child can be seen spectating.
    Ouch! Bizarre moment women allows bricks hammered on crotch


    In a truly bizarre scene, footage from China shows a woman lying on her back with her legs wide open as others smash bricks using a hammer... on her crotch


    Two women hold her legs apart while a third dressed in a pink floaty gown wields what seems to be a sledgehammer

    According to a caption alongside the video, the woman was 'showing off her vulva strength' - the result of years of practice.
    Two women hold her legs apart while a third dressed in a pink floaty gown wields what seems to be a sledgehammer.
    Large bricks are placed directly onto her pelvis and a countdown begins before the pink-clad woman taps the hammer down onto the brick.
    An squeal can be heard before the assembled crowd guffaw at the spectacle.
    The bricks seems partly smashed and bits tumble away as the man announcing the stunt asks the horizontal woman whether it hurts.
    Unsurprisingly the Chinese woman replies that it does but amazingly agrees for the act to be repeated.
    Again the hammer is swung down onto her nether regions before she is allow to rest her legs down.


    Large bricks are placed directly onto her pelvis and a countdown begins before the pink-clad woman taps the hammer down onto the brick


    The bricks seems partly smashed and bits tumble away as the man announcing the asks the horizontal woman whether it hurts - she says yes but is happy for act to be repeated


    Again the hammer to swung down onto her nether regions before she is allow to rest her legs down. One woman then presses down on her bent legs as though to improve her flexibility

    However it seems the unusual ordeal is not over as one of the woman seems to be pressing down on her bent legs as though to improve her flexibility and prepare her for another round.
    It's not known whether the woman sustained any injuries.
    The video has been shared to Weibo - China's equivalent of Twitter - and video-sharing site LiveLeak where it has been viewed several thousand times.

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    Amitis Pourarian

    Follow the link for the vid. Roseville ain't that far from us.

    Abs-olutely spectacular! Clip captures painful-looking moment ripped martial arts master, 40, shattered enormous wooden stick using only her six pack
    Amitis Pourarian, owner of THE STUDIO Martial Arts & Fitness in Roseville, California, is hit with a 1 x 2" stick of wood in a recent video
    Upon impact with her washboard abs, the stick snaps right in half, leaving her standing strong
    By VALERIE SIEBERT FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    PUBLISHED: 18:50 EST, 7 September 2016 | UPDATED: 22:05 EST, 7 September 2016

    This woman brings abs of steel to a whole new level.
    Master Amitis Pourarian, 40, owner of THE STUDIO Martial Arts & Fitness in Roseville, California, is 7th Degree Black Belt and was a member of the 2000 US taekwondo team.
    So, it's no surprise that the woman is in phenomenal shape - a fact that she demonstrates by completing incredible feats on the studios YouTube channel.
    A tough karate girl breaks a stick using only her abs


    Taking a swing: Master Amitis Pourarian (right), owner of THE STUDIO Martial Arts & Fitness in Roseville, California, breaks a 1 x 2" stick of wood using her abs in a recent video clip

    One such a video shows Amitis actually breaking a 1 x 2" stick of wood using nothing but her midsection - and a bit of kinetic energy.
    The clip, filmed earlier this year, shows Amitis standing in front of what appears to be a photography backdrop.
    Amitis is wearing the pant portion of a dobok - the uniform worn by martial arts players - and a black sports bra, showing off her washboard abs.


    Bringing it in: The clip shows a man in a dobok first taking a slow test swing at the woman


    There it goes: Amitis takes a solid stance with her knees bent in preparation for the impact

    The takes a solid stance, with her knees wide and bent and her hands holding the back of her head.
    To her right, dressed in a full dobok, stands a large man holding the very long wooden stick.
    He gives the stick a slow test swing to aim straight at Amitis' midsection, stopping just before hitting her.
    As he swings, the woman appears to be performing some deep breathing exercises in preparation.


    Straight to the middle: The stick hits the 7th Degree Black Belt athlete right in her abs


    We have a winner: The stick breaks right in half, leaving Amitis standing strong and the audience letting out a loud 'whoa!'


    Done and dusted: The clip ends with Amitis raising her arms up in victory

    Finally, with a grunt, the man swings the stick with full force straight at Amitis' abs.
    Upon contact with the woman's muscles, the stick breaks right in half, with the outer chunk hitting the backdrop before falling to the ground.
    A resounding 'whoa!' can be heard from those looking on and a quick flash is seen on impact, suggesting someone snapped a shot of the big moment.
    The clip ends with her lifting her arms in the air in victory.
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    Xie Shuiping

    Now my job doesn't seem so bad...

    This Guy Gets Punched in the Stomach for a Living
    By Jamie Fullerton
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    I've only been in Xie Shuiping's disconcertingly spotless and almost completely unfurnished apartment for ten minutes, and he is already preparing to whip it out. After pouring me some green tea, he suddenly stands up, lifts his shirt, and arches his back, thrusting his stomach forward as he slaps it loudly with both hands. This abdomen is slightly famous: the source of Xie's power and income. He looks down at it and pats it fondly.

    A T-shirt hanging up in his living room in the city of Anlu, in China's east central Hubei Province, bears a slogan in Chinese characters: "Xie Shuiping: King of being beaten." It summarizes his job description pretty accurately. For the past 16 years, Xie, 49, has been making serious money charging people all over China to punch his stomach as hard as they can, claiming that he feels no pain there. "Some people are just curious and want to make friends with me through punching," he says, pulling his shirt back down over his gut. "Others want to challenge me."

    Xie's bizarre career path has brought him a modest amount of fame in the country, with news reports about his unique "skill" and videos of various people pummeling his torso being shared a lot on social media. He started his career as a "human punchbag," as he's been dubbed in the press, in the year 2000, letting audience members at a supermarket's promotional dance and singing performances in China's southern Guangdong Province whack him for small change. Having moved to Guangdong to work as a construction laborer, he soon found that these performances were more lucrative.

    Over the years, as news of his ability spread, he performed (got punched onstage) in bars for cash and was enlisted by various companies to promote them by doing endurance stunts. One particularly daring stunt involved him having a truck driven over his chest. "That was for a ceramic tile company in Inner Mongolia," he says. "I've never done anything more dangerous than that, though. I also let the company's staff punch me."



    Sitting in his home in Anlu, he explains that his stomach's resilience allowed him to haul himself up from a tough existence of laboring in Guangdong, where he struggled to make rent and was regularly threatened with eviction. He has said that he can usually earn around $3,000 a month from his stomach punch antics, but can command up to about $6,000 for a big-performance series.

    Xie says that the extraordinary resilience of his gut is the result of genetics plus practicing kung fu and qigong, a set of ancient Chinese breathing, posture, and meditation techniques. His grandfather's brother, he explains, also practiced kung fu and made money by challenging people to punch him. Xie himself became aware that he was special—or at least that a particular part of his body was—when he was around 16. "I realized that I could always win when fighting with other kids. I never felt any pain."

    He claims that he hasn't felt pain from punches any time since that life-changing realization. "I have been challenged by many martial-arts masters and boxers and have never experienced any injuries. I was once on [state TV network] CCTV and got punched by a boxer—they took me to the hospital afterward for a physical test, and the results showed I was in perfect condition. Even from the boxer's punch, I didn't feel any pain at all, just a shock of pressure and a warm and comfortable feeling inside."

    Xie only feels uncomfortable during his challenges when punters go rogue and aim for his mush instead of his stomach. "There were some challengers who punched me in the face, trying to embarrass me, which made me decide to place my arms in front of my body to defend," he says. He adds that he didn't punch back, despite the obvious temptation. "Normally I react to these kinds of people by just giving them a hug."

    Although Xie claims that 16 years of being heavily beaten for a living has not affected him physically, the lifestyle seems to have taken its toll on his personal life. His wife and two grown-up daughters have tried to convince him to get a more conventional job to no avail. His wife, along with one of his daughters, now lives in Guangdong, and it is unclear if she and Xie are in a marital relationship beyond the paperwork.

    I ask if he feels he is sacrificing his dignity by making such a spectacle of himself, and he reacts with friendly nonchalance. "No. I get more excited as I receive more punches. Before my family thought my job had no dignity, but their attitude changed. Now they neither support nor oppose it."

    He may not currently have anyone to share it with in Anlu, but Xie's job has allowed him the chance to buy the shiny new apartment we meet in today. However, as he is paid gig by gig (and often punch by punch), his is not a job with a reliable pension plan. With Xie set to edge into his 50s soon, I ask him if he is considering how long he can keep on being a human punchbag for.

    Turns out, he's just getting started. "Eighty years old would not be a limit for me," he says with a laugh. "Actually, as I get older, I am getting better. If the market is good, I will keep going."



    I'd like to think that in 30 years time there would be few people in China willing to land a punch on an 80-year-old man, although I admire Xie's optimism about the long-term resilience of his body. But immediate, relative financial security aside, does all this make him happy and fulfilled?

    If his claim of feeling no pain is true, zipping around the country doing performances is surely more fun that working all hours of the day on a construction site for pitiful wages, as he did before. Xie's own social media feeds are filled with photos of him onstage, stomach out, suggesting a strong sense of pride.

    Does he enjoy the lifestyle as much as his photo exhibiting suggests? "Not really," he says. "I just say my life is OK. There's no sense of achievement. Singers get paid better than I do, have more respect, and no risk." Turns out that social media photo feeds may not be accurate indicators of happiness levels after all. Who knew?

    Before I head off, I consider asking Xie if he minds me giving his stomach a little whack, just so I can find out what all the fuss is about. But, frankly, the day has been weird enough already, so I decide to leave it.

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    Wang Baoqiang

    Not this Wang Baoqiang.

    Practicing martial arts and worshiping Jet Li doesn't quite count as qigong, but I didn't know where else to put this.

    It’s the real life Magneto! Chinese man claims he’s a human magnet and can hold a KILO of metal on his chest

    Wang Baoqiang from China says he discovered his ability in May this year
    He had read an article on a 'magnetic man' in India and tried the stunt
    Wang says he is the only one out of his friends and family with the ability

    By SOPHIE WILLIAMS FOR MAILONLINE
    PUBLISHED: 11:19 EST, 4 October 2016 | UPDATED: 14:45 EST, 4 October 2016

    A man in China claims he is magnetic and can hold a kilo of metal on his chest.
    The man from Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang province, was pictured showing off his magnetic ability by sticking objects such as metal spoons and spanners to his chest.
    Wang Baoqiang says he only found out he had the ability to stick objects to his chest in May this year after reading about another man who could perform the task.


    Impressive: Wang Baoqiang discovered his ability to hold objects on his chest in May this year

    Wang told reporters at zj.QQ.com that he saw that someone in India could attach a metal spoon to his body and decided to try it for himself.
    He used a metal wrench and found that his chest was magnetic.
    Wang says he asked friends and family to see if they were also magnetic but discovered he was the only one.
    The 54-year-old claims that he can hold a kilo of metal on his chest.
    He said that during his youth, he worshiped Jet Li and practiced martial arts although he doesn't think this was the cause of his magnetism.
    Wang says he went for a medical examination and all the indicators were 'normal'.


    Talent: Wang says he is the only one out of his friends and family who is 'magnetic'

    Chinese web users have been commenting on his story since it emerged.
    One user wrote: 'I just tried it. That's why I broke my iPhone 6s.'
    And another said: 'Maybe he became sticky after not taking a shower for years.'
    While another user commented: 'Would he suffer lung problems?'
    Wang is in fact far from the only man with magnetic powers.
    In 2013, Etibar Elchyev from Georgia broke the world record for the highest number of spoons stuck to a person.
    He managed to secure 53 metal spoons on his neck and chest and lifted a man sitting on a car hood that was magnetised to his chest.


    In 2013, Etibar Elchyev (pictured) from Georgia broke the world record for the highest number of spoons stuck to a person


    Elchyev also lifted a man sitting on a car hood that was magnetised to his chest (above)
    Gene Ching
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