Lived Through This

I Get Paid to Set Myself on Fire

As a stunt performer, I’m trained in the meditative art of staying focused while I burn

A picture of a man holding out a flame in his open palm.
A picture of a man holding out a flame in his open palm.

I’ve been set on fire a ridiculous number of times — on purpose. It’s my job. I realize that most people — with good reason — don’t want to get too close to a flame, let alone be completely engulfed by one…