Opal Lechmanski

Pin-up by Tristan Williams
Issue 48 • February 2017 • Charlottesville
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Opal Lechmanski is shy and quiet but unexpectedly comedic. She swallows swords, eats fire, hangs in the air from the backs of her heels, and can hammer a six-inch nail into her nose.

Opal will be performing on February 25 at Ripley's Believe It or Not in Baltimore for World Sword Swallower's Day. Follow her adventures at opallechmanski.com.

Photography by Tristan Williams
Location provided by The Ante Room

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