Jackie Bibby, The Texas Snake Man, has been handling snakes for over 40 years, and holds five Guinness World Records for snake handling stunts. He's been bitten ten times in those years, has had a few brushes with death, but considers himself extremely lucky to be able to continue doing what he loves.
Jackie's Guinness World Records include:
Why Handle Rattlesnakes?
Jackie went to a Rattlesnake Roundup in Brownwood at the age of 18, and got his first taste of handling snakes. In his 20's he only handled snakes for a few months out of the year. Then, after sobering up in 1988, he decided to make a career out of it, and now he is handling snakes somewhere every weekend. He's amazed and stunned that he's having this much fun!