While it’s difficult for many of us to appreciate the motivation behind extreme piercings, those who have gone the distance with them often consider themselves artists, and their bodies a canvas. Here are five of the most astonishing.
1. Rolf Buchholz
According the Guinness Book of Records, Rolf Buchholz holds the distinction of being the world’s most pierced man. In addition to horn implants and extensive tattooing, this 55 year old information technology professional from Germany sports over 400 piercings – more than half of which are on or around his genitalia.