Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

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She is ready to swallow 14 swords 70 cm long, but is not ready to invite strangers to her house. The self—proclaimed "Queen of Swords" Natasha Verushka is one of the world's most famous sword swallowers, multiple champion of the Guinness Book of Records.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

The height of Natasha, who performs under the pseudonym Verushka, is only 1.6 m, weight — 41 kg. Looking at this fragile woman, I can't even believe that she is able to contain a steel sword. Maybe her colorful outfits and thick makeup look like they are not of this world, but her swords and swords are quite real. She is not only not afraid to insert them into her throat, but also does it with enviable calmness.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Our heroine earns her living by exotic craft, performing in front of hundreds of people in different countries of the world. In the photo: Natasha Verushka (center) together with other participants of the "Believe it or not" contest in Times Square in New York.

According to Verushka, she was born in India from a British mother and a Russian father. After her mother's death, she was adopted by Mennonites in Ukraine, and then she moved overseas to Canada. She met swords at a fairly early age: the girl worked as a dishwasher, and when she saw her reflection on the blade of a knife, she realized that there was some kind of connection between her and this "weapon".

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Despite her diminutive height and slender constitution, Natasha Verushka can accommodate a sword up to 70 cm long. In the photo: Verushka tries out one of his swords at home in New York before the performance.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

This is what her New York apartment looks like.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka is trying to figure out if everything is okay with her stomach, after a performance for which she "swallowed" 13 swords.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Certificates of the Guinness Book of Records on the wall of Verushka's house.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka walks past a large-scale drawing on the wall of a building in the area where she lives in New York.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka is not far from Hell's Kitchen in New York.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka performs on the stage of one of the New York clubs. That evening, she swallowed seven 40-centimeter swords.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka's performance.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka straightens her hair with an iron before the performance.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Photo of a sword swallower in close-up.

Everyday life of the sword swallower Natasha

Verushka performs in Times Square in New York. She turns the sword in her throat 360 degrees.

Keywords: Actress | Weekdays | New york | Circus

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