RISING STAR, TX – If doing what you love left you with several scars, a deformed finger and the loss of a leg, would you keep doing it?
A fellow from Rising Star, Texas just refuses to hang his hat up.
Jack Bibby is a world-renowned snake handler.
Bibby said, “I have been all over the United States. I’ve been in the Guinness Book of Records nine times.”
It’s that notoriety (and that he might just be plumb crazy) that’s keeping him in the rattlesnake ring.
Bibby is pretty lucky. He’s been bitten 12 times!
He just spent a weekend in the hospital, but you bet your britches he’ll be back at it. His next appearance will be in Big Springs for the Rattlesnake Roundup 2013.