Meet Wang Xianxiang, The Chinese Eyelid-Weightlifter

Xianxiang can lift about four and a half pounds with each eyelid. Obviously, don’t click on this post if you’re squeamish about how eyes are supposed to work.

1. This is Wang Xianxiang, he’s a 42-year-old fireworks maker from the Hunan province of China. He also happens to be able to lift buckets of water that weigh about 5 pounds with each of his eyelids and keep them lifted for about a minute.

China Daily / Reuters

2. On Saturday he performed at a festival near his hometown. He practices about 30 minutes each morning, then another two hours at night. He told NBC News, “I can currently hold 4.5 pounds on each eyelid, I’d like to push that to 11 pounds per eyelid.”

China Daily / Reuters


Check out more articles on!

  Your Reaction?


    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
    • The world's record-breaking freediver, Natalia Molchanova, is feared dead after having disappeared while diving off the coast of Spain on Sunday.
    • Super Typhoon Soudelor, the strongest storm of 2015 so far, is threatening parts of Asia after hitting the Pacific island Saipan.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing