The human cannonball act is a performance in which a person who acts as the "cannonball" is projected from a "cannon". The first human cannonball, launched in 1877 at the Royal Aquarium in London, was a 14-year-old girl called "Zazel", whose real name was Rossa Matilda Richter. ... In the 1920s, Ildebrando Zacchini invented a cannon that used compressed air to launch a human.
Currently, David Smith Jr. holds 6 Guinness World Records with the highest cannon shot and the farthest cannon shot, breaking his own World Record four times. He is the highest-flying Human Cannonball in the world. A second-generation human cannonball David took over for his father at 19 and has been performed as a human cannonball for 22 years. Performing over 8,000 cannon shots in fifteen countries.
Miniature Sculptor: Toy Box Army
Miniature 54mm Cast metal
pewter, enamel paint