An acrobat left with half a body after having both his legs amputated at the waist is now wowing crowds with his own circus show.
Short E. Dangerously, from Daytona Beach in Florida, has performed for audiences around the world.
He shows off his acrobatic skills including balancing on bowling balls, fire breathing and even glass walking - using his hands.
Short E. Dangerously, from Daytona Beach in Florida, has performed for audiences around the world using his hands to perform tricks
Life could have been very different for Short E, who lost both his legs to a condition when he was just two-years-old.
The 40-year-old suffered from rare disorder sacral agnesis as a baby which causes abnormal fetal development of the lower spine.
It meant he had to have a double amputation of his legs. He said: 'My life was not really normal for obvious reasons.
'I was a nightclub DJ before I got into sideshow and was looking for something different. Sideshow came along and the rest is history.
'This is will be my fifth year. I'm relatively new, but a lot has happened in that short time.
'Now I travel full-time with Hellzapoppin, Bryce Graves' show, and we travel 7-10 months out of the year.
He shows off his acrobatic skills