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Ryan Stock is a Canadian based TV stunt man from Edmonton, Alberta who has a show on the Discovery Channel called "Guinea Pig". Stock and his fiancée Amber Lynn Walker travel around Canada and the United States and perform stunts which involve electrocution, automobile crashes, and intentional poisoning. The Guinea pig show is no longer in production but may still air in some countries. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmuH8JIGQt8&feature=share&list=UUzkUFIyczxaEXwLXhAK6Jog Stock became fascinated with magic at an early age and quickly developed his skills as a magician. He soon moved on from simple tricks to performing feats such as fire-eating and fire-breathing. Ryan Stock is also the creator and originator of several sideshow stunts performed around the world. Notably, his signature piece created in the year 2000 entitled "The Human MeatHead". This stunt involves forcing a large meat hook into his nose and out his mouth, from which he then hangs weight (up to 70 lbs) from the hook.
The Jim Rose Circus
Stock was also featured on the 2003 reality series The Jim Rose Twisted Tour, where during an early episode he became a member of the traveling Jim Rose Circus in a staged audition for Jim Rose on the tour bus. He would use the alias Rupert while traveling with the circus.
Stock is also an accomplished sleight of hand artist, showing many of his tricks and illusions along the tour. Ryan also made a January 11th,2013 appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno by swinging a 15 pound ham from an inserted meat hook through his nose and out his mouth, to the amusement of NBC's Al roocker during a "Meal or No Meal" sketch in which a panel of celebrity judges agree to give 3 invited people a free meal at a local restaurant in exchange for a quirky body stunt sketch they can do.
Guinness World Records
Ryan currently holds three world records.
Stock pulled a 1696kg 2002 Audi Quattro 6.38m in 20.53 seconds, while having a sword inserted into his esophagus. Two chains were attached between the vehicle's chassis and the sword's hilt. Stock currently holds the world record for "Heaviest Vehicle pull by a sword swallower" as of November 26, 2008,as verified by Guinness World Records.
He holds the record for "The heaviest vehicle pulled using a hook through the nasal cavity and out of the mouth", The automobile weighed 725.0 kg (1598.35 lb), and Stock's attempt at the record was televised on the 'Lo Show dei Record' in Rome, Italy, on 21 March 2012.
He also holds the record for "Most drink can tops torn off with the teeth". Stock broke the existing record on the March third broadcast of "Guinness World Records Gone Wild", tearing through eleven drink cans in just under the sixty second mark, he was compared to "A Beaver with a taste for aluminum" by the show's hosts.